A warm tale about a friendly giant whose heart is better than his dress sense, in this classic board book format with a fresh cover design!
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, its sequel What the Ladybird Heard Next 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 divide their time between 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, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide. 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, and other books with Julia Donaldson including The Ugly Five. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London.
Children will love this funny and big-hearted tale. An absolute must for fans of picture books by the immensely talented duo of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. * LoveReading4Kids * Donaldson's plain yet rhythmic cumulative text and Scheffler's artwork complement each other wonderfully in this most accomplished and satisfying picture book. * Books For Keeps * Another piece of Julia Donaldson brilliance! * Toppsta *