The Gruffalo.London, MacMillans Children's Books, 2007 Stock Code: 141328
NotesFirst gift edition, signed by both the author and illustrator on the title page, with an original small ink drawing of the Gruffalo by Scheffler alongside his signature. The Gruffalo was first published in 1999 and won the Smarties Book Prize in the same year. Copies of the first edition of this work are notably scarce.
Quarto. Original green cloth, titles and decoration to spine in gilt, illustration to front cover in gilt surrounding mounted colour illustration, illustrated vignette to rear cover, illustrated endpapers. Housed in the original pictorial slipcase.
Colour illustrations throughout by Axel Scheffler.
A fine copy, clean and bright in the original slipcase.
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