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The Smeds and Smoos Early Reader

The Smeds and Smoos Early Reader

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Author: Donaldson, Julia, Scheffler, Axel

Interest age: from c 3 years

Published on 2 September 2021 by Scholastic (Alison Green Books) in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 40 pages
201 x 159 x 10 | 90g

Soar into space with this glorious love story of alien

folk, from the creators of The Gruffalo and Stick

Man, now in an early reader format to support

children who are gaining confidence in reading.

The Smeds (who are red) never mix with the Smoos (who are blue).

So when a young Smed and Smoo fall in love, their families strongly


But peace is restored and love conquers all in this happiest of

love stories. There's even a gorgeous purple baby to celebrate!

This Early Reader edition contains the complete classic story

and pictures, in a pocket-book format, and with an extra-clear font

and layout, to support children who are gaining confidence in


Winner at the British Book Awards 2020 - Children's Illustrated

& Non-Fiction Book of the Year

With fabulous rhymes and breathtaking illustrations, this book

is literally out of this world!

From the creators of The Gruffalo, Stick Man and ZOG, which have all been

made into animated films shown on BBC1

Zog and the Flying Doctors animation

will be shown on BBC1 December


Praise for The Smeds and the Smoos:

'A book for our time.' BBC Radio 4

'Blast off with the most exciting book yet from the creator

of The Gruffalo. Get ready for a wild and wonderful journey through

space in a book that is perfect for reading together.' The


'The Gruffalo team's own Jabberwocky, with rhyme and nonsense

words but a happy ending, inventively illustrated by Scheffler.'

The Times

'A timely tale of tolerance that's fun to read aloud.'

Daily Express

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