The Smartest Giant in Town (PB)

Author(s): Julia Donaldson; Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)

Picture Books

A warm tale about a friendly giant whose heart is better than his dress sense, in a classic board book format with a fresh cover design!George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it's time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he's the smartest giant in town... until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help - and his clothes!

All children will love The Smartest Giant in Town, a funny and big-hearted tale from the unparalleled picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo.

This handy board book format is perfect for younger readers. It features the classic story with a stunning redesigned cover and beautiful finish, making it a must-have for even the smallest Donaldson and Scheffler fans!

Also available in board book format and with striking redesigned covers are: The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, Monkey Puzzle, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, and A Squash and a Squeeze.


Product Information

A warm tale about a friendly giant whose heart is better than his dress sense!

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over sixty languages. Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh. Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognisable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. In addition to his picture books, Axel is the illustrator of wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Tickle Book and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. He also illustrates the popular Pip and Posy series. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London.

General Fields

  • : 9781509812530
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Macmillan Children's Books
  • : April 2016
  • : 280mm X 224mm X 3mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 32
  • : Axel Scheffler
  • : Paperback
  • : Julia Donaldson; Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)