The Gruffalo

Book review by Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 3+

Clever mouse puts brains to work in this children's classic.

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 2+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 18+

So good!

The Gruffalo is an incredible animated comedy movie. The writing is truly fantastic, the characters are complex, the acting is out of this world, the story is amazingly original, and the action scenes are truly epic. I recommend for ages 18 and up because Fox, Owl and Snake and very thicc and lots of violent things
age 2+

Both of my children love the little mouse.

My daughter, 6, loves this book and she reads it at least a couple of times a week. The clever little mouse uses quick thinking to solve his problems and in doing so avoids being eaten. Quick thinking in any stressful situation is crucial to survival in the real world and i feel like this book introduces that to children in a way that they can laugh and think simultaneously.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love picture books

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