The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should
Ever set foot in the deep dark wood.
But one wild and windy night the Gruffalo's child disobeys her father's warnings and wanders into the woods in search of the Big Bad Mouse. But instead, she comes upon a small mouse in the woods . . . and decides to eat him! But wait, what is that? A shadow of a very large, scary creature falls on the ground. Could it be the Big Bad Mouse after all?
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler team up again to create this funny and adorable sequel to "The Gruffalo. Julia's trademark rhyming text and Axel's brilliant, characterful illustrations combine once more to ensure that the Gruffalo's Child has followed firmly in her father's footsteps and that her story is one that children will ask for again, and again … and again!
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Plenty of rhyming words in this book; rhymes help children experience the rhythm of language, and also teach them how language works.