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The smartest giant in town

The smartest giant in town

Donaldson, Julia, author; Staunton, Imelda, 1953- narrator; Carter, Jim, 1948- narrator; Scheffler, Axel, artist; Pacey, Steven, narrator

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

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories. Picture Books. Early Years.
Published London: Macmillan Children's Books, 2003
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Statement of responsibility: written by Julia Donaldson ; illustrated by Axel Scheffler
ISBN: 0333963962, 1405050500, 1405092378, 9780333963968, 9781405050500, 9781405092371
Intended audience: Preschool.
Note: Originally published: 2002.
Performers: Performed by Imelda Staunton, Jim Carter & Steven Pacey.
Physical Description: 32 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 27 cm + 1 CD
Subject: Giants Pictorial works Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 3.4
Interest Level: LY
Points: 0.5
Quiz Number: 219012

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 and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over sixty 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 recognisable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. In addition to his picture books, Axel is the illustrator of wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Tickle Book and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. He also illustrates the popular Pip and Posy series. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London.