FORMAT: Paperback / softback
ISBN: 9780702312489
RRP: £4.99
PUBLICATION DATE: August 5, 2021


The Smeds and Smoos Early Reader

By (author) Julia Donaldson; Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Soar into space with this glorious love story of alienfolk, from the creators of The Gruffalo and StickMan, now in an early reader format to supportchildren who are gaining confidence in reading.The Smeds (who are red) never mix with the Smoos (who are blue).So when a young Smed and Smoo fall in love, their families stronglydisapprove.But peace is restored and love conquers all in this happiest oflove stories. There’s even a gorgeous purple baby to celebrate!This Early Reader edition contains the complete classic storyand pictures, in a pocket-book format, and with an extra-clear fontand layout, to support children who are gaining confidence inreading.Winner at the British Book Awards 2020 – Children’s Illustrated& Non-Fiction Book of the YearWith fabulous rhymes and breathtaking illustrations, this bookis literally out of this world!From the creators of The Gruffalo, Stick Man and ZOG, which have all beenmade into animated films shown on BBC1Zog and the Flying Doctors animationwill be shown on BBC1 December2020.Praise for The Smeds and the Smoos:’A book for our time.’ BBC Radio 4’Blast off with the most exciting book yet from the creatorof The Gruffalo. Get ready for a wild and wonderful journey throughspace in a book that is perfect for reading together.’ TheSun’The Gruffalo team’s own Jabberwocky, with rhyme and nonsensewords but a happy ending, inventively illustrated by Scheffler.’The Times’A timely tale of tolerance that’s fun to read aloud.’Daily Express

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