The Glasgow Gruffalo and The Glasgow Gruffalo’s Wean

Don't miss The Glasgow Gruffalo and The Glasgow Gruffalo's Wean at Beacon Arts Centre on Saturday 18th June!

The Glasgow Gruffalo and The Glasgow Gruffalo’s Wean

About The Glasgow Gruffalo and The Glasgow Gruffalo’s Wean

With iconic Scottish actress Elaine C. Smith's translation of the children's classic.

The Glasgow Gruffalo
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s The Gruffalo has become a bestselling phenomenon across the world. This award-winning rhyming story of a mouse and a monster is now a modern classic.
Now you can enjoy this children’s classic for the very first time in Glaswegian! Translated by iconic Scottish actress and comedian Elaine C. Smith and published by Itchy Coo, this new edition of The Gruffalo will delight both children and adults alike.
Moan intae the scary big wood an funnoot whit the score wiz, when the wee gallus moose squared uptae an auld owl, a sleekit snake an a ginormous gruffalo…

The Glasgow Gruffalo’s Wean
Everybody loves The Gruffalo's Child and now you can enjoy this children's classic for the very first time in Glaswegian! The Gruffalo’s Child is given a new lease of life to delight Scots readers young and old!

Featuring original illustrations by Axel Scheffler, this new edition will bring a touch of Glasgow magic to story-time.

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