- Author Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
- Narrator Imelda Staunton
- Publisher Pan Macmillan
- Run Time 25 minutes
- Format Audio
- Genre Children’s / Teenage fiction: Classic fiction, Children’s / Teenage fiction: Nature and animal stories, Children’s / Teenage fiction: Stories in verse, Children’s / Teenage general interest: Supernatural and mythological creatures, Picture storybooks.
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What to expect
Read by Imelda Staunton, The Gruffalo audiobook edition, complete with a song and read along track, brings to life the animals that live in the deep, dark wood . . .
A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood.
A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good.
Walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when a quick-witted mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake . . . and a hungry Gruffalo!
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s The Gruffalo is an undisputed modern classic and has become a bestselling phenomenon across the world with over 13.5 million copies sold. This award-winning rhyming story of a mouse and a monster has found its way into the hearts and bedtimes of an entire generation of children and will undoubtedly continue to enchant children for years and years to come.
Perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime – or any time at all!
A modern classic.Observer
One of the best picture books ever written.Sun