The Gruffalo and Friends Annual 2018
By (author) Julia Donaldson; Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
The official Gruffalo and Friends Annual 2018 is bursting with fun stories, perfect puzzles and amazing activities, featuring all your favourite characters by the incomparable pairing of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. With sixty-four pages filled with crafts, recipes, quizzes, games, drawing, writing and colouring-in, it’s enough to keep children busy all year round! The Annual features characters from the following classic titles: The Gruffalo The Gruffalo’s Child Room on the Broom The Snail and the Whale Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book A Squash and a Squeeze Monkey Puzzle The Smartest Giant in Town
Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world’s best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children’s Laureate. Her books include Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over seventy languages. Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children’s shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm live in Sussex. Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognisable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. In addition to his picture books, Axel is the illustrator of wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Tickle Book and Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his wife and daughter in London.