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The Gruffalo's Child (2011)

Not Rated | | Animation, Family | TV Movie December 2011
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A little Gruffalo ignores her father's warnings and tiptoes out into the snow in search of the Big Bad Mouse.

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Julia Donaldson (book), Axel Scheffler (book) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Helena Bonham Carter ... Mother Squirrel (voice)
Shirley Henderson ... Gruffalo's Child (voice)
Robbie Coltrane ... Gruffalo (voice)
Rob Brydon ... Snake (voice)
John Hurt ... Owl (voice)
Tom Wilkinson ... Fox (voice)
James Corden ... Mouse (voice)
Phoebe Givron-Taylor ... Little Squirrel (voice)
Sam Lewis Sam Lewis ... Little Squirrel (voice)
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A little Gruffalo ignores her father's warnings and tiptoes out into the snow in search of the Big Bad Mouse. Written by Anonymous

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Animation | Family

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Country:

UK | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A graffalókölyök See more »

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Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Helena Bonham Carter (Mother Squirrel), Robbie Coltrane (the Gruffalo), Shirley Henderson (Gruffalo's Child), and Sir John Hurt (Owl) appeared in the Harry Potter film franchise. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.90 (2011) See more »

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Fantastic
26 May 2012 | by stefan-hickmanSee all my reviews

first... I have not seen the Gruffalo.

Second... I read this on a bi-weekly basis with the kids. They are 6,4 & 2.

Third... I love to read and want the kids to love reading too. This is something we do together just me and the kids.

So....

I was super excited when i found this and the kids were really exited when they realised what it was we where watching. It has been supremely presented as the actual book is not heavy on words. The narration was fantastically paced with the additional on charter interplay that was not actually in the book. The story flows well with tension on an entirely appropriate level for the kids. I appreciated the most (and it was a deal breaker for me to be honest) was the sticking to the rhyme and word play.

In short this is great... the kids loved it, i loved it and it was a wee bit special for the kids an i.


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