The Gruffalo's Child (film)

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The Gruffalo's Child
The Gruffalo's Child poster.jpg
Film poster
Distributed by E1 Entertainment
Directed by Johannes Weiland
Uwe Heidschotter
Produced by Martin Pope
Michael Rose
Written by Julia Donaldson
Axel Scheffler
Starring James Corden
Robbie Coltrane
Helena Bonham Carter
John Hurt
Rob Brydon
Tom Wilkinson
Shirley Henderson
Music by René Aubry
Production company Magic Light Pictures
Studio Soi
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Original channel BBC
Release date
  • 25 December 2011 (2011-12-25)
Running time 30 minutes

The Gruffalo's Child is a 2011 British short animated film based on the picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. A sequel to The Gruffalo, the film was shown on Christmas Day 2011 in the United Kingdom, exactly two years after the debut of the first film.[1][2]

Directed by Johannes Weiland and Uwe Heidschotter, the film was produced by Michael Rose and Martin Pope of Magic Light Pictures, London, in association with Studio Soi in Ludwigsburg, Germany.





  1. ^ "The Gruffalo's Child". BBC One. Retrieved 2011-12-10. 
  2. ^ "First Image From BBC Christmas Special The Gruffalo's Child". twitchfilm. Retrieved 2011-12-10. 
  3. ^ "Here's what's best on the box this Christmas". Daily Mirror. Retrieved 2011-12-10. 
  4. ^ 11. Kecskeméti Animációs Filmfesztivál 8. Európai Animációs Játékfilm Fesztivál. Kecskeméti Animáció Film Fesztivál. 2013.

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