The Smartest Giant in Town

George the giant is sick of being the scruffiest giant in town! He kits himself out with smart new trousers, a smart shirt, a stripy tie and shiny new shoes. Now George is the smartest giant in town! But on his way home he meets lots of poor animals who need his help. Soon George’s tie is warming a giraffe’s neck, his shirt becomes a sail for a goat’s boat, and his shoe becomes a mouse-house. But suddenly a very cold George has given all his clothes away! Now he feels like the daftest giant in town. Will the grateful animals say a special thank you to the KINDEST giant in town? This rhyming tale of giant generosity will make you feel all fuzzy and warm inside.

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  • I love this story the giant is so kind to the animals all over the town!!!

    9 March 2014

  • loved it

    The smartest giant in town is an unforgetable book about George, a giant, who buys new clothes and then gives them away to animals who need them more than he does. I recommend this book for young readers aged 2-6

    6 March 2013

  • This is about a giant who lends all his clothing for good.

    6 March 2013

  • good for younger children, about a rely kind giant who tries to help everyone great book.

    2 March 2012

  • loved it

    I hate Julia I and love giants or(no) I love Julia and hate giants (yes)

    21 May 2010

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  • Julia-donaldson-t-160

    Julia Donaldson

    Julia Donaldson is one of the UK’s best loved authors, known for brilliant picture books like The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Stick Man. She was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

    Awards

    Julia has won many of the major book prizes, including the Smarties and Bluue Peter Awards for The Gruffalo, the Blue Peter and Sheffield Children’s Book Prizes for Room on the Broom, the British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year for The Gruffalo’s Child and the Red House Award for Super Worm. Julia was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

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    Axel Scheffler

    Axel is the illustrator of The Gruffalo and many other favourite picture books.

    Awards

    Axel has won many of the major book prizes, including the Smarties and Bluue Peter Awards for The Gruffalo, the Blue Peter and Sheffield Children’s Book Prizes for Room on the Broom, the British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year for The Gruffalo’s Child and the Red House Award for Super Worm.

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