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New Gruffalo books! Review & giveaway

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Something’s stirring in the deep dark wood,

New Gruffalo books and they’re terribly good!

Gruffalo Crumble and other recipes

The Gruffalo wrote a recipe book,

To teach the children how to cook,

There’s 24 new things to make,

From gingerbread mice to scrambled snake.

We had woodland salad for our tea,

With Fox’s Sandwiches for company.

We followed the steps we found with ease,

I’d recommend using pre-sliced cheese.

The book’s full of pictures and little rhymes

And food to make at different times.

From terrible teeth to make you scream

To knobbly knees and owl ice cream.

If mealtimes just don’t seem to flow

Take some tips from the Gruffalo.

New Gruffalo books - Gruffalo Crumble and Other Recipes, Gruffalo Growl and The Gruffalo Puppet Book
New Gruffalo books - Gruffalo Crumble and Other Recipes, Gruffalo Growl and The Gruffalo Puppet Book
New Gruffalo books - Gruffalo Crumble and Other Recipes, Gruffalo Growl and The Gruffalo Puppet Book
New Gruffalo books - Gruffalo Crumble and Other Recipes, Gruffalo Growl and The Gruffalo Puppet Book

Gruffalo Growl

Little children too young to know

Have never heard of the Gruffalo.

So when they hear a scary sound

They think that Snake might be around.

But that’s not Snake it’s like a growl

Could the sound have come from Owl?

It’s not Snake or Owl or Fox or Mouse

The Gruffalo is in your house.

Little hands will love to press

And curious minds all like to guess.

So mums of tots should take a look

At this lovely, noisy Gruffalo book.

New Gruffalo books - Gruffalo Crumble and Other Recipes, Gruffalo Growl and The Gruffalo Puppet Book
New Gruffalo books - Gruffalo Crumble and Other Recipes, Gruffalo Growl and The Gruffalo Puppet Book
New Gruffalo books - Gruffalo Crumble and Other Recipes, Gruffalo Growl and The Gruffalo Puppet Book

The Gruffalo Puppet Book

The Gruffalo puppet has terrible claws

Fox is frightened and runs with fast paws.

Owl is afraid of the Gruffalo’s wart

But you can just scratch it, who would have thought?

Snake’s all worried about a purple prickle

And leaves in a hurry and a bit of a pickle.

But little mouse is not concerned

The Gruffalo’s scared and children have learned,

That Gruffalo’s really not scary at all

So give him a hug, he’s only small.

New Gruffalo books - Gruffalo Crumble and Other Recipes, Gruffalo Growl and The Gruffalo Puppet Book
New Gruffalo books - Gruffalo Crumble and Other Recipes, Gruffalo Growl and The Gruffalo Puppet Book
New Gruffalo books - Gruffalo Crumble and Other Recipes, Gruffalo Growl and The Gruffalo Puppet Book
New Gruffalo books - Gruffalo Crumble and Other Recipes, Gruffalo Growl and The Gruffalo Puppet Book
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  1. iain maciver
    September 12, 2016 / 9:08 pm

    the kids love the gruffalo

  2. jessica woods
    September 12, 2016 / 9:32 pm

    He is a cheeky chap and so adorable:)

  3. maria blythin
    September 12, 2016 / 9:34 pm

    because really he is cute and cuddly x

  4. Kellie Steed
    September 12, 2016 / 10:06 pm

    Ok, what don’t I love about the Gruffalo? I know the story word for word as I’ve been telling it to my almost 3 year old son every night since he was 9 months old! We love it in this house, we have trips based on the Gruffalo and do crafts based on it, I really NEED those books. Hope I win, everything is crossed. And I haven’t actually answered the question have I? I love that his eyes are orange, his tongue is black, he has purple prickles all over his back!

  5. Tracy Nixon
    September 13, 2016 / 5:02 am

    I love that he is so furry and I love the rhymes in these books!

  6. joanna butler-savage
    September 13, 2016 / 5:07 am

    so endearing yet he’s a monster!just like the kids

  7. Jennifer Toal
    September 13, 2016 / 5:49 am

    I love the fact they have adult humour and the fact they rhyme

  8. Amanda
    September 13, 2016 / 6:25 am

    We love the Gruffalo, I love how he rhymes when he talks πŸ™‚

  9. Ruth Harwood
    September 13, 2016 / 6:52 am

    Cute and fluffy! The writing’s just at the right level for my little ones xx

  10. Sarah Mackay
    September 13, 2016 / 8:18 am

    Because at the very he end he turns nice

  11. Becky Yeomans
    September 13, 2016 / 8:51 am

    Because hes a love-able character! πŸ™‚

  12. Pamela Gossage
    September 13, 2016 / 9:51 am

    Because he is gruff but deep down really nice

  13. Stevie
    September 13, 2016 / 10:09 am

    I love how you can take children along with the story in the book.

  14. Laura Tovey
    September 13, 2016 / 10:11 am

    Me and my son love the Gruffalo, we love the story and we love putting on Gruffalo puppet shows.

  15. Katie Skeoch
    September 13, 2016 / 12:04 pm

    Imelda Staunton’s voice is my favourite! We has the gruffalo tape in 2004 love the voices

  16. Charlotte Foy
    September 13, 2016 / 12:29 pm

    I love his wonky teeth and his massive eyes πŸ™‚

    September 13, 2016 / 1:04 pm

    We love how cute the gruffalo is πŸ™‚

  18. Lauren Tourle
    September 13, 2016 / 1:19 pm

    I love how creative the writing is and how easy to read it is for my daughter πŸ™‚

  19. Kathy B
    September 13, 2016 / 1:43 pm

    I love the rhyming and repetition and the storyline in general!

  20. lucy higgins
    September 13, 2016 / 1:48 pm

    I love the way he talks, my nephews love this story!

  21. Andrea Fletcher
    September 13, 2016 / 5:37 pm

    He is a lovable huggable monster.

  22. Jo Carroll
    September 13, 2016 / 6:03 pm

    I love The Guffalo story…it shows that a little imagination can go a hell of a long way and that the odd white lie is sometimes necessary if it does good. After all the world isn’t black and white but many shades of grey – 50 in fact, but let’s not go is a children’s story after all πŸ˜‰

  23. Laura Banks
    September 13, 2016 / 6:25 pm

    ive always thought he was cute

  24. Laura Pritchard
    September 13, 2016 / 7:40 pm

    His purple prickles are cool!

  25. Chelsey Hollings
    September 13, 2016 / 8:35 pm

    He is adorable

  26. Solange
    September 14, 2016 / 3:46 am

    I love the rhyming and he’s just so cute and cuddly.

  27. Karen Barrett
    September 14, 2016 / 11:12 am

    It’s a classic, I read it with my children and now again with my Grandchildren.

  28. Francesca Jones
    September 14, 2016 / 7:02 pm

    I love that someone (the mouse) who is small and vulnerable gets one over all of the other characters! Also, it is just a lovely, flowing story I have read so much that I know it off by heart.

  29. September 15, 2016 / 5:42 am

    We are big fans of the Gruffalo in our house. I love the idea of a recipe book for the children, Alice would love this! x

  30. judy kennedy
    September 15, 2016 / 8:35 am

    He’s seems to have been around for ever so a very familiar character, we love him

  31. Matthew Warman
    September 15, 2016 / 10:43 pm

    I’ll let you into a secret. I play it on my phone when I go to bed because it helps me get to sleep!

  32. Kerry Kilmister
    September 16, 2016 / 4:11 pm

    We love that he is very hairy and has massive eyes!

  33. Kim Styles
    September 16, 2016 / 11:07 pm

    He is cute and cuddly

  34. Janine Atkin
    September 17, 2016 / 1:17 pm

    love how he keeps my nephew entertained!

  35. Heather Brannan
    September 17, 2016 / 3:35 pm

    I love that he’s big and hairy and cuddly!

  36. Karolina Rozwarska
    September 17, 2016 / 9:00 pm

    My girls just love Gruffalo!

  37. Angela McDonald
    September 17, 2016 / 9:39 pm

    I love that he was seen as scary but he’s really just a big cuddly monster!

  38. Jodie harvey
    September 18, 2016 / 8:33 am

    my daughters adore the gruffalo, i think hes a cute!

    September 18, 2016 / 1:30 pm

    That he’s a cuddly monster and he keep the grandson quiet

  40. Jessica Sawyer
    September 18, 2016 / 6:46 pm

    Because deep down he’s a softy! My daughter is Gruffalo mad, we have recently seen the stage show

  41. Phyllis Ellett
    September 19, 2016 / 8:20 am

    The character and the writing have become timeless.

  42. Linda Thorn
    September 19, 2016 / 9:49 am

    love his character

  43. Carly Belsey
    September 20, 2016 / 6:46 pm

    My son used to love reading the gruffalo and it will be my daughter’s turn soon. πŸ™‚

  44. Kirsty Hosty
    September 20, 2016 / 7:38 pm

    Love these books and the way the story flows

  45. Jayne Townson
    September 21, 2016 / 8:30 am

    Because he’s well loved and brings out the child in all of us. Thanks for the lovely giveaway.

  46. Rebecca Smith
    September 21, 2016 / 6:30 pm

    I love that all 4 of my children have loved the gruffalo and still do a classic but amazing story

  47. Clare Hubbard
    September 22, 2016 / 7:58 pm

    I love reading the gruffalo to my son and that we go on gruffalo hunts πŸ™‚

  48. Rebecca Smith
    September 23, 2016 / 5:28 pm

    because m,e and my son can go on gruffalo hunts on the walk to school which makes him get there quicker haha

  49. Clare Munden
    September 24, 2016 / 7:47 am

    I love how much it draws in my children, it really is magical!

  50. Pam Francis Gregory
    September 26, 2016 / 3:14 pm

    I love his fantastic fur

  51. Maria Dhillon
    September 27, 2016 / 3:42 pm

    How much my children love him and agree on one thing that Gruffalo is great

  52. Rebecca Mercer
    September 28, 2016 / 11:05 am

    I love the gruffalo theres a lovely meaning behind each story

  53. Rich Tyler
    September 28, 2016 / 11:26 am

    How much my little boy loves reading / watching it πŸ™‚

  54. Kate Davies
    September 28, 2016 / 1:41 pm

    We love the rhythm of the story and how a tiny mouse outsmarted a giant Gruffalo.

  55. kris
    September 28, 2016 / 4:09 pm

    Because he is super cute!

  56. Tracey F
    September 28, 2016 / 5:58 pm

    We love him because he looks so funny and cute!

  57. Melissa Crowe
    September 28, 2016 / 7:49 pm

    My son is mad on him πŸ™‚ loves thankyou for the chance.

  58. kim neville
    September 29, 2016 / 8:10 am

    He is adorable and cuddly

  59. Jasmine Johns
    September 29, 2016 / 1:07 pm

    We love that he was seen as a scary monster, but he’s actually just cuddly and cute!

  60. Kerry Locke
    September 29, 2016 / 2:41 pm

    We love the Gruffalo …

  61. Tricia Cowell
    September 29, 2016 / 4:35 pm

    My Grandson love him, he’s a loveable monster

  62. Colin Gault
    September 30, 2016 / 7:26 pm

    He is a nice guy really πŸ™‚

  63. Sheri Darby
    September 30, 2016 / 9:02 pm

    He is just so adoreable

  64. Susan B
    October 1, 2016 / 10:31 am

    For a monster, he is pretty cute. It may be his goofy teeth.

  65. Hayley Todd
    October 1, 2016 / 3:23 pm

    My daughter loves the Gruffalo because he is so lovable, huggable and adorable!

  66. Rebecca Powell
    October 1, 2016 / 4:25 pm

    We love the Gruffalo – he is very cuddly!!

  67. Julie
    October 1, 2016 / 4:39 pm

    I love the rhymes!

  68. Rachel Butterworth
    October 1, 2016 / 5:50 pm

    He’s so sweet and loveable.

  69. gemma hendry
    October 1, 2016 / 6:24 pm

    i love the mouse such a sly little guy

  70. Victoria Prince
    October 1, 2016 / 6:49 pm

    I love the fact he is strangely adorable πŸ™‚ and amusing!

  71. Petra Hora
    October 1, 2016 / 9:33 pm

    I love the story. My little boy (18m) is totally obsessed with Gruffalo. He loves his orange eyes and knobbly knees.

  72. Justina Howells
    October 1, 2016 / 9:54 pm

    The story is just so lovely, the books are beautifully animated and my children adore The Gruffalo, even our youngest is obsessed with him. He’s such a lovable monster πŸ™‚

  73. paula cheadle
    October 1, 2016 / 10:53 pm

    I have never read any of his book, would love to have a look see, I like the sound of the recipe book

  74. Lynsey Buchanan
    October 1, 2016 / 11:35 pm

    I love the rhyming of the book and how easy and enjoyable it is to read out loud

  75. angela edmonds
    October 2, 2016 / 6:53 am

    the best thing about these books is they rhyme

  76. Maureen M
    October 2, 2016 / 7:24 am

    I love the kids faces when they’re listening to the story!

  77. carol boffey
    October 2, 2016 / 7:38 am

    Love the gruffalo books

  78. Lucy Chester
    October 2, 2016 / 7:43 am

    I love the gruffalo book and the story line in the forest as it is such fun

  79. Caroline Signey
    October 2, 2016 / 10:06 am

    I love the way the book rhymes and flows

  80. Laura Harrison
    October 2, 2016 / 11:29 am

    He is lovely and the children like the books xx

  81. Kay Broomfield
    October 2, 2016 / 12:57 pm

    I love how invested my children are in him as a character!

  82. Amanda Davis
    October 2, 2016 / 1:36 pm

    I love the mouse, just makes me chuckle for some reason

  83. lynn neal
    October 2, 2016 / 2:49 pm

    I love his purple prickles!

  84. Jo McPherson
    October 2, 2016 / 3:08 pm

    It’s a classic story and character

  85. Judith Allen
    October 2, 2016 / 3:37 pm

    Sweet memories of reading The Gruffalo to young relatives, such a fun one to read aloud.

  86. Jaelin Farrow
    October 2, 2016 / 3:55 pm

    I love how much my little brothers love the story and the characters. I think it’s a fantastic story for children πŸ™‚

  87. Alison Johnson
    October 2, 2016 / 4:42 pm

    My Grandson loves The Gruffalo because his adventures make him laugh & keep him totally fascinated.

  88. Barbara Handley
    October 2, 2016 / 4:43 pm

    I love the interaction between the mouse and the Gruffalo.

  89. Diana
    October 2, 2016 / 7:25 pm

    Love his character πŸ™‚

  90. Deborah Mackenzie
    October 2, 2016 / 7:44 pm

    There is no other like the Gruffalo, and his buddy the mouse……. much needed in the imaginations of children and fun for adults to read to them

  91. Leila Benhamida
    October 2, 2016 / 7:57 pm

    So adorable my daughter is a big fan.

  92. Fiona jk42
    October 2, 2016 / 8:08 pm

    I love that he has all the attributes of a big scary monster (big and hairy, sharp teeth, etc.) but actually he’s nothing to be scared of.

  93. Denielle Nicol
    October 2, 2016 / 8:25 pm

    His so cute as he rhymes when he speaks and looks strangly adorable! Dxx

  94. Karl Borowy
    October 2, 2016 / 9:06 pm

    love the character

  95. Adrian Bold
    October 2, 2016 / 9:26 pm

    I love the rhymes in these books!

  96. jackie beckett
    October 2, 2016 / 10:16 pm

    I love the fact he is a big hairy monster and my granddaughter loves him

  97. Tammy Neal
    October 2, 2016 / 10:34 pm

    I love that he is fooled by a little mouse x

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