Soar into space with this glorious love story of alien folk, from the number one bestselling author and illustrator ofÂ The GruffaloÂ andÂ Stick Man.
‘By a loobular lake on a far-off planet
There lived a young Smed, and her name was Janet.
Not far away, on a humplety hill,
There lived a young Smoo by the name of Bill.’
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!
- Shiny foil highlights on the cover makes this a special gift for toddlers
- With fabulous rhymes and breathtaking illustrations, this picture book from the UK’s number one picture book author and illustrator is literally out of this world!
- Friendship, love, adventure and togetherness are at the heart of this joyful story
- From the creators of The Gruffalo, Stick Man and Zog, which have all been made into animated films
- The Smeds and the Smoos is on BBC One at Christmas with voice artists including Bill Bailey (comedian and Strictly winner), Adjoa Andoh (Bridgerton), Sally Hawkins (Paddington movies) and Rob Brydon (Gavin and Stacey).
- Look out for The Baddies the wickedly funny new picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
‘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
Collect the whole Scholastic picture book series by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler:
- Stick Man
- Tabby McTat
- The Highway Rat
- The Scarecrows’ Wedding
- The Smeds and the Smoos
- Ugly Five
- Zog and the Flying Doctors
Also available in hardback, board book, book and CD and early reader formats.
Each title also has a sticker activity book with over 300 stickers and pages of activities for hours of extra fun.