ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: March 4, 2021
The Gruffalo and Friends Outdoor Activity Book
By (author) Julia Donaldson; By (author) Christine Donaldson; Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
Grab your wellies and head outdoors with this fun-filled activity book packed full of outdoor activities for children, based on four bestselling picture books by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.Based on much-loved picture books including The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom, and created by nature play specialists Little Wild Things, The Gruffalo and Friends Outdoor Activity Book is packed full of fun outdoor activities to encourage children and families to explore nature together. With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and lots of hints and tips, the whole family can get involved!Includes activities based on: The Gruffalo, Monkey Puzzle, Room on the Broom and Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book.
Little Wild Things is a small Community Interest Company based in West Oxfordshire, passionate about encouraging children to get outdoors and explore nature. They run outdoor nature play sessions for young children, including nature-focussed and imaginative play activities. After all years of playing outside they have a good idea of the kind of things children like to do and have put together some of their favourite tried-and-tested games, crafts and activities in The Gruffalo and Friends Outdoor Activity Book.Julia Donaldson is the author of some of the world’s best-loved children’s books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs – and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was Children’s Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with a CBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh.Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognizable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. Axel is the illustrator of some of the world’s best-loved picture books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child. In addition to his picture books, Axel illustrates wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Tickle Book and Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes. He is also the illustrator of the popular Pip and Posy series. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London.