Highlights Multi-million bestseller in over 30 languages, in Arabic for the first time Dual-language hardback edition released for World Book Day 2010 Winner of the 1999 Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Winner of the Nottingham/Experian Children’s Book award Winner of the Blue Peter Award for Best Book to Read Out Loud Voted ‘best bedtime story’ by BBC Radio 2 listeners Can the quick-thinking mouse outwit the Gruffalo too? Julia Donaldson’s fun rhymes and Axel Scheffler‘s timeless illustrations are guaranteed to delight children in this multiple award-winning book that has sold millions of copies around the world. A rhyming tale about a cunning mouse. When a series of predators invite the mouse for dinner (and who will be served for dinner?) the mouse pretends he is on his way to meet the big scary Gruffalo. Hearing the mouse describe the monster, the animals run for their lives until the mouse finds himself face to face with … the Gruffalo! About the Author and Illustrator Julia Donaldson is also the author of The Gruffalo's Child, The Snail and the Whale, and The Smartest Giant in Town. Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator in the children's book world, and has created many bestselling books for Macmillan. In addition to his acclaimed work with Julia Donaldson he is also the creator of wonderful novelty books such as The Tickle Book, as well as Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes, a treasury of nursery rhymes and original stories.