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  • The Gruffalo!

  • by Julia Donaldson

  • A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood.

  • A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good.

  • "where are you going to little brown mouse? come and have lunch in my

  • underground house." "It's terribly kind of of you fox, but no I'm

  • going to have lunch with a... gruffalo." "A gruffalo? what's a gruffalo?"

  • "A gruffalo! why didn't you know?" "He has terrible tusks, and terrible claws,

  • and terrible teeth in his terrible jaws" "Where are you meeting him?"

  • "Here, by these rocks; and his favourite food is roasted fox."

  • "Roasted fox! I'm off!" fox said. "Goodbye little mouse" and away he

  • sped. "Silly old fox! doesn't he know? there's no

  • such thing as a gruffalo?" On went the mouse through the deep

  • dark wood. An owl saw the mouse and the mouse

  • looked good. "Where are you going to little brown

  • mouse? come and have tea in my treetop house."

  • "It's frightfully kind of you owl, but no, I'm going to have tea with a gruffalo."

  • "A gruffalo? what's a gruffalo?" "A gruffalo! why didn't you know?"

  • "He has knobbly knees, and turned out toes and a poisonous wart at the end of

  • his nose." "Where are you meeting him?"

  • "Here by this stream; and his favourite food is owl ice-cream."

  • Owl ice-cream? toowhit toowho! goodbye little mouse." and away he flew.

  • "Silly old owl! doesn't he know? There's no such thing as a gruffalo?"

  • On went the mouse through the deep dark wood.

  • A snake saw the mouse and the mouse looked good.

  • "where are you going to little brown mouse? come for a feast in my log-pile

  • house" "It's wonderfully kind of you snake but no,

  • I'm going to have a feast with a gruffalo." "A gruffalo? whats a gruffalo?"

  • "A gruffalo! why didn't you know?" "his eyes are orange, his tongue is black

  • and he has purple prickles all over his back."

  • "Where are you meeting him?" "Here, by this lake. and his favourite food

  • is scrambled snake." "Scrambled snake! It's time I hid!"

  • goodbye, little mouse and away he slid. "Silly old snake! doesn't he know? there's

  • no such thing a gruffal... oh" But what is this creature with terrible

  • claws and terrible teeth in his terrible jaws.

  • He has knobbly knees and turned out toes and a poisonous wart at the end of

  • his nose. His eyes are orange, his tongue is black

  • and he has purple prickles all over his back.

  • "Oh help! oh no!" "It's a gruffalo!"

  • "My favourite food!" the gruffalo said "You'll taste good on a slice of bread!"

  • "Good?" said the mouse. "don't call me good!"

  • "I'm the scariest creature in this wood!" "Just walk behind me and you'll soon see,

  • everyone is afraid of me." "Alright." said the gruffalo bursting with

  • laughter. "You go ahead and I'll follow after."

  • They walked and walked, till the gruffalo said;

  • "I hear a hiss in the leaves ahead." "It's snake." said the mouse "why snake,

  • hello." Snake took one look at the gruffalo.

  • "Oh crumbs, goodbye little mouse" and off he slid to his log-pile house.

  • "You see?" said the mouse. "I told you so."

  • "Amazing!" said the gruffalo. They walked some more till the gruffalo

  • said: "I hear a hoot in the trees ahead."

  • "It's owl." said the mouse "why owl, hello."

  • Owl took one look at the gruffalo. "oh dear!" he said "goodbye little mouse"

  • and off he flew to his treetop house. "you see?" said the mouse. "I told you

  • so" "Astounding!" said the gruffalo.

  • They walked some more till the gruffalo said;

  • "I hear feet on the path ahead." "its fox." said the mouse "why fox, hello."

  • Fox took one look at the gruffalo. "Oh help!" he said "goodbye little mouse"

  • and off he ran to his underground house. "Well, gruffalo." said the mouse. " you

  • see? everyone is afraid of me! But now my tummy is beginning to rumble

  • and My favourite food is- gruffalo crumble!"

  • "Gruffalo crumble!" the gruffalo said And as quick as the wind he turned and

  • fled. All was quiet in the deep dark wood.

  • A mouse found a nut and the nut looked good.

  • THE END.

The Gruffalo!

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