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The Smartest Giant in Town: A Push, Pull and Slide Book

by Julia Donaldson

Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Board book $14.99

$14.99

The Smartest Giant in Town: A Push, Pull and Slide Book

by Julia Donaldson

Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Board book $14.99

$14.99

$14.99

Push, pull and slide the moving mechanisms to bring the story to life in this brilliant board book based on the classic picture book The Smartest Giant in Town by the creators of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Meet George, a very helpful giant with a new, smart outfit! But what happens when he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help – and his clothes? Move the clever push, pull and slide mechanisms on every spread to join in the fun and find out.

With a short, simple rhyming text based on the original story, The Smartest Giant: A Push, Pull and Slide Book is the perfect introduction for preschoolers to The Smartest Giant by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Celebrate twenty years of this much-loved classic story with this fun novelty book – a great gift for fans of the original picture book.

Enjoy more books in the Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler push, pull and slide range with titles based on all your favourite picture books including The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and The Snail and the Whale.

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781529072501
  • Format: Board book
  • Pub Date: 29/12/2021
  • Category: Children's, Teenage & educational / Picture storybooks
    Children's, Teenage & educational / Novelty, toy & die-cut books
    Children's, Teenage & educational / Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)
    Children's, Teenage & educational / Baby books
    Junior Fiction / Kids Other
  • Imprint: Macmillan Children's Books
  • Pages: 10
  • Price: $14.99

Push, pull and slide the moving mechanisms to bring the story to life in this brilliant board book based on the classic picture book The Smartest Giant in Town by the creators of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Meet George, a very helpful giant with a new, smart outfit! But what happens when he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help – and his clothes? Move the clever push, pull and slide mechanisms on every spread to join in the fun and find out.

With a short, simple rhyming text based on the original story, The Smartest Giant: A Push, Pull and Slide Book is the perfect introduction for preschoolers to The Smartest Giant by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Celebrate twenty years of this much-loved classic story with this fun novelty book – a great gift for fans of the original picture book.

Enjoy more books in the Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler push, pull and slide range with titles based on all your favourite picture books including The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and The Snail and the Whale.

Author Information

Julia Donaldson is the author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 27.5 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs – and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was Children’s Laureate 2011–13 and has been honoured with a CBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh.

Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognizable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. In addition to his picture books, Axel illustrates wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Tickle Book and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. He is also the illustrator of the popular Pip and Posy series, and other books with Julia Donaldson including The Ugly Five. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London.

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