The Gruffalo is a children’s book by writer and playwright Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler, that tells the story of a mouse taking a walk in the woods. Read this book with your children and walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when the quick-thinking mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake “and “a hungry gruffalo . . .
To continue the children’s love of this story you could take them to visit the Gruffalo trail at Thorndon Country Park in Brentwood.