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The Gruffalo (2009)

A cunning mouse goes for a walk in the forest, and outwits a succession of predators.

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Threatened in turn by a fox, an owl and a snake, a little mouse scares them all off by claiming he is waiting for his monstrous friend the Gruffalo. He believes the Gruffalo does not exist but it does and it too wants to eat him. However, the mouse survives by tricking the Gruffalo into believing who is the most scary creature in the wood. Written by don @ minifie-1

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There is a Gruffalo ride at Chessington Adventure Park. It is a gentle river ride through the story, touching on every element in the story. Everything there looks like it has been taken directly out of the movie. See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 8 June 2011 (2011) See more »

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Ingenious story for children
3 June 2011 | by See all my reviews

The Gruffalo is a short for children, that has a very "preety" plot and story, it has some parts of funny jokes. It's simply about a little mouse who is treating to survive in the jungle, i really like its character and its "personality" (he is very very funny). For the ones who want celebrities the voices of some characters are: Helena Bonham Carter, John Hurt and Tom Wilkinnson. Helena is my favorite actress but it don't really care in this short because her appearance is almost unnoticed. I won't tell you anymore so you can see it. I recommend it for children and i give it a 6. Greetings, I hope you like it. By maxi0305


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