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Soar into space with this glorious love story of alien folk, from the creators of The Gruffalo and Stick Man.
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 disapprove.
But peace is restored and love conquers all in this happiest of love stories. There’s even a gorgeous purple baby to celebrate!
'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 Sun
'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
|Publication date:||1st June 2020|
|Publisher:||Alison Green Books an imprint of Scholastic|
|Topics:||Family / Home Stories, Fantasy / Magical, Romance / Relationship Stories, Science Fiction|
Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented prize-winning author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs – and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was Children’s Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with an MBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West ...More About Julia Donaldson