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Live Read- The Gruffalo read by Nathan Parker

Live Read- The Gruffalo read by Nathan Parker

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This broadcast featured a LIVE read of The Gruffalo read by author Nathan Parker who wrote the popular book The Disappearance of Timothy Dawson.

Age Range: 3-7  Subject: Fantasy & Fiction 

About the book –  The Gruffalo

“A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood.

A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good.”

Walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when the quick-thinking mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake and a hungry gruffalo . . .

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s The Gruffalo has become a bestselling phenomenon across the world. This award-winning rhyming story of a mouse and a monster is now a modern classic, and will enchant children for years to come.


This book is perfect for fans who are interested in fantasy


The chat facility is always open, please use this to ask any questions you have to Author, Nathan Parker.


Broadcast Length: 20 Minutes

  • Nathan Parker


    Nathan Parker was born and raised in Blackpool, England. His career has been spent working with young people across schools and the community, specialising in substance misuse and resilience. He has a first class BA Hons degree in Youth Work and Community Development.

    Nathan’s writing combines real life grit and adversity into thrilling plot lines with authentic characters who you can’t help but build a connection with. His writing has many influences, including personal and  professional experiences. He enjoys working alongside students and teachers during author visits to schools to help bring realism to fiction and work towards reading and writing being things that are accessible to all

    The Disappearance of Timothy Dawson was shortlisted for Lancashire Book of the Year 2019.

    Nathan is currently working on the second book in the series and he is enjoying working alongside schools, delivering talks and workshops to students looking at motivating the next generation to pick up a pen, or a book and allow their minds to wander. is operated by Learn Live Limited registered in England under company number 08812253, whose registered address is Eaton Ave, Matrix Park, Buckshaw Village, Chorley, PR7 7NA

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