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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!


With fabulous rhymes and breathtaking illustrations, this book is literally out of this world!


Praise for The Smeds and the Smoos:

'A book for our time.'

BBC Radio 4


'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


Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Julia Donaldson - The Smeds And The Smoos (AGE 2+)

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