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The smartest giant in town

The smartest giant in town

Donaldson, Julia, author; Scheffler, Axel, artist

George was very happy being the scruffiest giant in town. But one day, when he sees a shop stocking giant-size clothes, he decides it's time to update his image. With smart clothes, George is a new man. However, as he goes home, he meets various animals who desperately need his help

Hardback, Book. English. Board books. Books for Babies. Early Years. Children's stories. Stories in rhyme. Picture Books.
Published London: Macmillan Children's Books, 2017

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Statement of responsibility: Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler
ISBN: 1509830375, 9781509830374
Intended audience: Carries 'CE' logo. Preschool.
Note: Board book.
Note: Originally published: 2002.
Physical Description: 32 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 20 cm
Subject: Giants Pictorial works Juvenile fiction.

Author note

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.

Reviews

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!
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