The Gruffalo

6 books in series
5 out of 5 stars 146 ratings

The Gruffalo Publisher's Summary

"A mouse took a stroll
through the deep dark wood.
A fox saw the mouse
And the mouse looked good."

Here's a rhyming story of a mouse and a monster. Little mouse goes for a walk in a dangerous forest. To scare off his enemies, he invents tales of a fantastical creature called the Gruffalo. So imagine his surprise when he meets the real Gruffalo.

©2002 Julia Donaldson (P)2002 Macmillan Digital Audio
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    • The Gruffalo

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 73

    Here's a rhyming story of a mouse and a monster. Little mouse goes for a walk in a dangerous forest. To scare off his enemies, he invents tales of a fantastical creature called the Gruffalo. So imagine his surprise when he meets the real Gruffalo.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the all time great childrens books

    • By Daryl on 01-22-10

    Regular price: $4.47

    • The Gruffalo

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Hal Hollings
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A mouse is taking a stroll through the deep, dark wood when along comes a hungry fox, then an owl, and then a snake. The mouse is good enough to eat but smart enough to know this, so he invents...the gruffalo! As Mouse explains, the gruffalo is a creature with terrible claws, and terrible tusks in its terrible jaws, and knobbly knees and turned-out toes, and a poisonous wart at the end of its nose. But Mouse has no worry to show. After all, there's no such thing as a gruffalo....

    Regular price: $7.00

    • The Gruffalo Song & Other Songs

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Julia Donaldson
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    The Gruffalo is a familiar and much-loved figure in nurseries, schools and homes everywhere. Now he returns in his very own song to offer truly monster music sessions! As well as being the UK's most successful picture book author, Julia Donaldson is a gifted songwriter for children, and this volume contains ten of her best-loved songs, sung by the author herself.

    Regular price: $4.33

    • The Gruffalo's Child

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 35

    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 ignores her father’s warning and tiptoes out into the snow. After all the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist . . . does he?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My kids' favorurite, and very well read :)

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-22-15

    Regular price: $4.33

    • The Gruffalo's Child

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Hal Hollings
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Julia Donaldson is back to create this funny and adorable sequel to The Gruffalo. One night, the Gruffalo’s child wanders into the woods to search for 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?

    Regular price: $7.00

    • The Gruffalo's Child and Other Songs

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Julia Donaldson
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    The Gruffalo's Child returns with her very own song to introduce a truly monster musical session! As well as being the UK's most successful picture book author and the 2011-2013 Children's Laureate, Julia Donaldson is a gifted songwriter for children. This volume contains nine of her best-loved songs, including The Gruffalo's Child, Nut Tree and The World inside a Book, as well as a number of other fun-filled action songs.

    Regular price: $6.19