- Warning: Not suitable for children under 36 months
- Warning: Only for domestic use
Gruffalo Hand Puppet
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- Brought to you by Aurora
- With mouse finger puppet
- Surface Washable Polyester fibres
- Fits Adult Hand
- Poseable Mouth
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This is the glove puppet version of Auroras' hugely popular Gruffalo soft toy
Bring the best selling modern classic book by Julia Donaldson to life for your child
Includes a little mouse finger puppet
Manufactured by Aurora World under licence. Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.
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Top Customer Reviews
The glove puppet is large enough to fit comfortably onto most adult hands, but not so large that it's too floppy for children (even as young as two) to use it. The puppet is made from a sort of soft plush velvet and includes detailing such as terrible tusks, terrible claws, terrible teeth, knobbly knees, a green (poisonous) wart on his nose, a black tongue and purple 'prickles' all made out of good quality, stiffened felt.
The little finger puppet mouse which accompanies the Gruffalo is also nice, though less detailed than the glove puppet, but can prove a bit large for smaller hands to wear. Smaller fingers aren't big enough to stop the mouse's head from tipping and overbalancing the puppet.
As a nice touch, the mouse Velcros on to the Gruffalo in two places - the Gruffalo's right hand, and inside his mouth. If you want to add a further dimension to re-enactments of the Gruffalo story and own a cutting food loaf, a slice of this will stick quite nicely between the Gruffalo and the mouse... allowing you to perform "you'll taste good on a slice of bread". My preschool class find this hysterical.
Such a well-loved toy, I've bought a couple more as gifts for colleagues' children.
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One small note of caution: particularly timid youngsters might find this puppet a bit scary. Although most love the Gruffalo, the puppet's mouth does open quite wide to reveal what can seem an intimidating biting capacity.
It was a success! He loves it, even though his hand is too small to be able to make the mouth open fully, he still manages to pretend to make Gruffalo growl.
The puppet is really well made, has all the details that are mentioned in the story (poisonous wart, purple prickles etc).
Little Mouse finger puppet is a great addition as well.
I would definitely recommend it for any Gruffalo fan!
opened it to see what it was like was pleased with this puppet, soft and durable this a good buy.
I know one little boy who will be exceptionally happy christmas day.
Delivery very quick.
Still, it will come in useful for guarding the cookies!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
A bit smaller than I thought, but actually exactly right for a very young toddler! Great fun!Published 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
Fabulous. Bought as a gift, it was very traumatic handing it over! Loved by the recipientPublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
Sadly (i'm a 35 year old male) this is one of my greatest friends! I'm a teacher, children LOVE this puppet. Fab quality!Published 10 months ago by Dave O