Maryam’s Pick of the Day — The Gruffalo

gruffaloThe Gruffalo, by Julia Donaldson, Pictures by Axel Scheffler

The Gruffalo is a wonderful story that your kids will be begging you to read and you’ll love to read to them.  A clever mouse is walking through the forest when all of the forest animals notice how good he looks to eat and invite him to lunch.  However, to each (the fox, owl, and snake) the mouse has to decline because he is going to have lunch with a gruffalo.  The mouse is so happy that the animals believe he is actually off the meet a gruffalo for lunch, but then, he actually runs into a gruffalo.

This story is written in a rhyme that captures the attention of children and also makes it fun to read.  This story comes in both board book and picture book, so it’s just right for all ages.

The Gruffalo, by Julia Donaldson ; board book: $6.99 ; hardcover: $16.99; Dial Books for Young Readers

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