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The Gruffalo and Friends (CD box set) [Audiobook] [Audio CD]

Julia Donaldson , Axel Scheffler
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Book Description

21 Oct 2005

Go 'Grrrr...' with the Gruffalo, sing along with the Smartest Giant, and help Monkey search for his mum!

This box set includes six bestselling titles on CD, each featuring the classic story and the song! Performed by many well-loved actors including Imelda Staunton, Josie Lawrence and the author herself - Julia Donaldson.


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Product details

  • Audio CD
  • Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio (21 Oct 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1405054115
  • ISBN-13: 978-1405054119
  • Product Dimensions: 14.4 x 12.8 x 2.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (144 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 883 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Julia Donaldson, the 2011-2013 Children's Laureate, is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's most-loved picture books including The Gruffalo and What the Ladybird Heard.

The Gruffalo, illustrated by Axel Scheffler, is now a children's classic and publishing phenomenon; celebrating 15 years in 2014, selling over 3 million copies worldwide, was voted Great Britain's favourite bedtime story on BBC Radio 2 and was adapted and broadcast as an animation on BBC 1 on Christmas Day 2009. The Gruffalo's Child and Room on the Broom are now also films, with Room on the Broom shortlisted for an Academy Award in 2014. Julia Donaldson's most recent books with Axel Scheffler include Superworm (2012), Highway Rat (2011), Tabby McTat (2010), Stick Man (2009) and Tiddler (2008).

Julia Donaldson has also published work with David Roberts, Nick Sharratt, Emily Gravett, Rebecca Cobb, and Lydia Monks. Her collaboration with Lydia Monks began in 2003, with the first collection of Princess Mirror-Belle stories. The fabulously glittery Sugarlump and the Unicorn is their sixth, and most recent, picture book collaboration. She also writes poems, plays, songs and fiction for older children and, together with her husband Malcolm, has performed her wonderful stage shows all over the world.

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Book Description

Go 'Grrrr...' with the Gruffalo, sing along with the Smartest Giant, and help Monkey search for his mum! This box set includes six bestselling titles on CD, (The Gruffalo, The Smartest Giant, A Squash and a Squeeze, Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, and Monkey Puzzle)each featuring the classic story and the song! Performed by many well-loved actors including Imelda Staunton, Josie Lawrence and the author herself - Julia Donaldson.

About the Author

Julia Donaldson is one of the UK's best-loved and most successful authors of children's books. In addition to the Smarties Gold Award-winning THE GRUFFALO her most recent collaborations with Axel Scheffler include THE SMARTEST GIANT IN TOWN and THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE, which are all available on audio CD and cassette. Julia is also much in demand for her brilliant events for children at schools, libraries and literary festivals.

Axel Scheffler has achieved worldwide acclaim for his humorous illustrations, and his books have been translated into over 29 languages. He has enjoyed particular success in his award-winning picture book collaborations with Julia Donaldson.


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32 of 32 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great CD's for 2yr olds 1 Feb 2009
Format:Audio CD
My two year old loves these CD's and however fractious he is, he becomes instantly quiet when i play them! Each CD includes the story and a song and is approx 20mins.
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23 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful. 4 Oct 2009
By Blossom
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
These stories are brought to life beautifully by these CDS. They're just superb and make the perfect gift for car journeys. I just wish they were all on the one CD so I could play them at bedtime.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great for toddler 'quiet time' 8 Mar 2013
By J Hutch
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
My son who is two and a half, and a big fan of Julia Donaldson, loves these CDs. They are perfect for quiet time after lunch when I need him to rest and he will happily lie quietly and listen to these CDs for the duration of them (which is over an hour in total). Most days they will lull him to sleep without any effort from me which is a tremendous relief for me and even if he doesn't nod off I know he has rested.
The stories, it goes without saying are awesome; the Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler combination is a winner time and time again.

The only reason I haven't given these 5/5 stars are to do with the voices. On the whole they are fine and the stories are well read. The mouse in the Gruffalo is really annoying though. He seems to shreak his way through the woods. I realise that mice might be thought of as squeaky but this is almost too much. Even my son doesn't like to listen to that CD and the story is a firm favourite. The monkey in Monkey Puzzle gets a bit shrill at times too but it is much more bearable as it is infrequent. The songs don't do much for me either but that wasn't the point of buying them for me.

Overall, they are a hit and I am very grateful to them for giving us some down time without the TV - perfect if not for the squeaking!
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great VFM 17 April 2010
Format:Audio CD
My daughter owns most of these books and we have recently given her a cd player in her bedroom. They are beautifully read and come in a lovely case. Buying the cds individually would have cost a whole lot more. They are also just the right length to play at bedtime after you have read the story to them.
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24 of 26 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Delightful stories for all ages 4 Jan 2009
Format:Audio CD
Julia Donaldson has an amazing way with words. Every sentence and rhyme in these delightful stories are ticling the imagination of young and old listeners alike. The stories are all masterpieces - children love them and adults cant get tired of reading them alound. To complete the experience also get the books to look through - the illustrations coplete the experience.
A must have for familie with young kids - listening to tapes rather that watching videos sparks the imagination.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous! 7 Feb 2013
Format:Audio CD
I was very happy with this purchase, the stories are read well and give enough time for the child or teacher to turn the pages. It was well worth the money spent.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great stories 6 Mar 2013
By Molly
Format:Audio CD
Cds are brilliant I have a a lot of these books and the kids love them. However I was expecting a book of the gruffalos child going by the picture of the ad....
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great for bedtimes 14 April 2010
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
great stories to listen to at bedtime. my four year old almost looks forward to going to bed... i did say ALMOST!!!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars My son loves this story & it's his favourite bedtime choice
My son loves this story & it's his favourite bedtime choice. The CD is the icing on the cake. Easy to listen to & goes well with the written book. Highly recommended.
Published 1 day ago by Michelle Knight
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great buy my 4 years old sons love it.
Published 2 days ago by Miss E F Aisien
5.0 out of 5 stars great buy
My Grand son loves these stories and they are just the thing for him to listen to as he winds down and drops off the sleep. Read more
Published 16 days ago by Mr. P. Eaton
5.0 out of 5 stars He has them at bedtime (gruffalo is his favourite! )
My 6 year old loves these! He has them at bedtime (gruffalo is his favourite!). Arrived very quickly and very good packaging.
Published 17 days ago by Maria Purnell
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
A++++++++++ Would Highly Recommend
Published 23 days ago by SARAH
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Snail and the whale brilliant! Gruffalo not as good as the TV edit voices.
Published 1 month ago by Helen
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it!
This is a brilliant little cd-set to have in the car to entertain children (and us adults too), especially after having had the Frozen soundtrack on repeat for a couple of hours... Read more
Published 1 month ago by D. J. Coleman
5.0 out of 5 stars Great purchase
The perfect solution to long car journey's with a toddler. He now actively looks forward to getting in the car as he knows that he'll get to listen to dramatised versions of his... Read more
Published 1 month ago by I. Williams
5.0 out of 5 stars Gruffalo CD
Fantastic, the children loved listening to it and can almost recite the story now. they love listening and joining in with the song.
Published 2 months ago by eve bushell
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
Worth every penny! A lovely set in an easy to use box case where it is easy for both me and my son to choose which CD to play.
Published 2 months ago by Gem
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