When a mouse takes a stroll through the forest, the makes up a 'Gruffalo' creature that lived in the forest. He invents this creature to protect himself from other animals, like a hungry fox, owl and snake, that all see the mouse as a tasty treat. As Mouse explains, the Gruffalo is a creature with terrible claws and jaws. But Mouse has no worry to show. After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo...
Written by: Julia Donaldson
Illustrations by: Axel Scheffler