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The Gruffalo Audiobook

The Gruffalo

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Publisher's Summary

A mouse is taking a stroll through the deep, dark woods when along comes a hungry fox, then an owl, and then a snake. The mouse is good enough to eat, but smart enough to know this - so he invents...the gruffalo! As Mouse explains, the gruffalo is a creature with terrible claws, terrible tusks in its terrible jaws, knobbly knees and turned-out toes, and a poisonous wart at the end of its nose. But Mouse has no worries. After all, there's no such thing as a gruffalo...is there?

Listen to the sequel, Gruffalo's Child.

©1999 Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler; (P)2008 Penguin

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    James 28/05/2016
    James 28/05/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Bargain!"

    A great story, great reading at a super price.
    I would buy longer one over this one.

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    nellie 09/11/2015
    nellie 09/11/2015
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    "An all time favourite at our house"

    My two year old loves the gruffalo book. I bought the audio book and she listens to it every night as she goes off to sleep. A wonderful rhyming story with descriptive characters and a lovely ending. My daughter now recites it word for word.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Taxel 12/08/2015
    Taxel 12/08/2015
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    "great version"

    I love this version and the narrator Hal Hollings is fabulous. if you liked this then you'll love The Gruffalos child.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Lucy Jones 17/05/2015
    Lucy Jones 17/05/2015 Member Since 2014

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    "Repeat request from my pre-schooler"

    A gorgeous story, warmly narrated and just the right length for little ones. My pre-schooler wants to hear this over and over and if you have the book, this narration brings out it's magic even more. We read and listen to a lot of books together and this is definitely one of her favourites.

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  • Ann
    SALT LAKE CITY, UT, United States
    3/07/12
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    "Clever story, fun performance."

    This is a clever story about a clever little mouse that my kids (3 and 5) love. I don't think the 3-yeard old would get it (without having seen the book) if she hadn't seen an animated version prior, but she'd probably still stay tuned the entire time because of the performance. The narrator does different voices for all of the animals- super fun!

    I recommend this book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Junemarie Williams
    Copley, West Virgina
    13/11/16
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    "Mouse vs. Gruffalo"

    I liked the rhythm and style of the writer. However, my 3 yr old male child did not understand the significance of the mouse telling all those lies & it helping him towards & @ the end. It really should be labeled as 5 yrs and over for that reason. I believe. Otherwise, it's a great story! Junemarie

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  • Green
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    14/09/16
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    "Simply dreadful"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    The story, of course, is wonderful. The reading, however, is ATROCIOUS!


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Hal Hollings?

    Alexander Armstrong


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Reblight
    23/08/16
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    "Great story!"

    My 4 yr old loves to listen to this one over and over. The narrator does a great job with the characters and he doesn't get too soft or too loud.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Tina
    Nibley, UT, United States
    19/04/16
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    "Bigger and scarier!"

    Little mouse can't be eaten for lunch! He must prove to the gruffalo that he is fierce and feared.

    Cute reading to pair with the physical book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kristina Warrior Princess
    16/04/16
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    "Good Story, but No Pictures."

    This is a very cute story, but I wish that the illustrations had been included in this audio book edition.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • time2rest
    CA United States
    2/02/16
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    "terrific narrator & wonderful children's book"

    I am so glad I purchased this book. the narrator is wonderful. the story comes alive as she reads it. my children were glued to every word. we listened to this story in the car and the kids were so good during the drive as soon as the story ended they were asking for another. I am going to look for more stories by the same narrator.




    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jamson Zimmerman
    22/12/15
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    "Fun story"

    My kids loved it. It kept their attention. They wanted to hear it right away again. Great narrator and story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    29/10/15
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    "Kids love it"

    My kids love listening to this. Lots of smiles and laughs, good performance. Fun for the car

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • courtney
    Gilbert, AZ
    28/08/15
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    "Adequate"

    Movie has better voicing but this is fine for quick car rides or short listening times for toddlers

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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