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The Gruffalo
The Gruffalo
The Gruffalo
The Gruffalo
The Gruffalo
The Gruffalo
The Gruffalo
The Gruffalo

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The Gruffalo is the title character of a children's book first published in 1999 by author Julia Donaldson (born 1948) and illustrator Axel Scheffler (born 1957). The mouse, which is also part of the story, is behind the Gruffalo, as if hiding.

The Gruffalo




stone & buffalo horns


H 167 x W 84 x D 75 cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

commissioned by Croft Field Volunteers

Work type



St Michael and All Angels Parochial Church Council


St Michael and All Angels Parochial Church Council

Work status


Unveiling date

20th July 2019


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Located at

The Bishop Alan Chesters Wood, Croston

PR26 9HA

A gated play area and picnic site behind St Michael and All Angels Church, part of the larger Croft Field public space.