The Smeds and the Smoos
Soar into space with this glorious love story of alien folk, from the creators of The Gruffalo and Stick Man - read by Oscar-nominated actor Imelda Staunton! 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! The complete book now with a CD featuring the story, a listening game and song, all performed by award-winning actor Imelda Staunton From the creators of The Gruffalo, Stick Man and ZOG, which have all been made into animated films shown on BBC1 Zog and the Flying Doctors animation will be shown on BBC1 December 2020. Praise for The Smeds and the Smoos: '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
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