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The Smartest Giant in Town

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George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it's time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he's the smartest giant in town . . . until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help - and his clothes!

All children will love The Smartest Giant in Town , a funny and warm-hearted tale from the creators of The Gruffalo , Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

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9780333963968
  • ISBN: 9780333963968
  • Pub Date: 5th September 2003
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • Imprint: Macmillan Children's Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 32

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22nd June '16
I read it to Springs aged 3 to 4
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5 stars
This story always goes down well. The children love to join in with the chorus part. We also put up our own giant and the children coloured in some colours for him and the animals. It's a favourite story for 3 and 4 year olds. Julia Donaldson writes brilliant books and always as lovely colourful illustrations.
10th August '16
I read it to Arthur aged 2 aged 2 & to WillP aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
One of my eldest son's all time favourites. I love the rhymes, and illustrations.
The book contains very inventive situations involving the giant giving his clothes to others, in order to help them out.
It's lovely to read books that promote kindness to others and the concept of sharing. The giant realises that fancy clothes aren't all that
important after all.
15th June '17
I read it to Zacharyfloyd aged 6 aged 6
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5 stars
Me and my son absolutely love this book. It rhymes well, it made him giggle and the pictures are brilliant. Yet another hit from Julia Donaldson 
26th April '16
I read it to Willow Class aged Under 1 to 4
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5 stars
Julia Donaldson does it again! A fabulous rhyming story that the children love to join in with! The giant is very kind to all the other animals by giving them his new smart clothes. This book inspired lots of discussions about how we can show kindness to others. What good deed will you do today Willow Class?
1st October '14
Read to children aged 2 & 4
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5 stars
My girls love the repetition of the rhyme. They know it off by heart and when it comes up in the book. Unlike other books they have never become bored with this one and it's often known that it's the bedtime story for at least a week before we can move onto singeing else!
18th October '16
I read it to Ragdollkhanbaby aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
This is a lovely book with a wonderful caring sentiment behind it.  It tells the story of a giant who was quite scruffy and decides to smarten himself up by getting some new clothes, however on his return from the shop he finds many animals who are in much greater need them him so he gradually gives all his clothes away!  Great illustrations as expected and a book which clearly demonstrates about the benefits of giving and sharing, highly recommended.
9th October '17
harrybo read it themselves aged 6 aged 6
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5 stars
Another classic story from Donaldson.
Good morals about sharing, even if it leaves you with nothing. Usual catchy illustrations and quirky rhyming. Funny when his pants fall down
11th July '16
I read it to Luca2012 aged 4 aged 4 & to Sophia_unicorn aged 7 aged 7
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5 stars
This is such a sweet and unexpected book - the giant is so kind, and my son in particular finds it hilarious that he's slowly strips off his clothes to give to others. The illustrations are really cute and it's definitely one that will be read again and again.
1st December '14
I read it to Mshepfrommelbourne aged 5 aged 5
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5 stars
A wonderful book with rhymes and fantastic illustrations. A book to teach your young ones the beauty of kindness and sharing.
9th October '17
I read it to Mt13 aged 4 aged 4 & to Ht15 aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
Another great book by a great author. Fantastic illustrations. Gorgeous story about a scruffy giant who does many great deeds and is repayed by his new friends 
21st July '16
I read it to Dragonmaster aged 6 aged 6 & to Kerfuffle aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
A brilliant book, with the usual fab illustrations from Axel Scheffler and great catchy rhymes from Julia Donaldson. My kids always enjoy it and it has such a good message about being kind to people and they will be kind back. My boys love the giant, and think he is kind and funny. 
6th February '17
I read it myself (an adult) , to Rubiroo aged 4 aged 4 & to Darcm aged 4 months aged 0
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5 stars
One of my daughters favourite authors a book that she recognises the cover, illustrations and wording. This story sees George the giant buying new clothes in a shop and on his way home coming across animals who need help. Fun story, lots of songs and rhymes that make this book a brilliant read for the whole family to enjoy. 
11th September '17
I read it to Booksy_Mum_Boy aged 1 aged 1
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5 stars
A heartwarming book that promotes kindness and compassion for others. The story has a clear thread which is easy for toddlers to follow, and the rhyme of the text helps them absorb the rythym of language . As is always the case with Axel Scheffler's work, the illustrations are also fantastic and so detailed.
19th August '16
I read it to BlastyMK aged 8 aged 8 & to Foofie12 aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
We love this book so much that we frequently find ourselves referencing the line 'I'm the coldest Giant in town'... Example: Other half and I on way to grow-up evening out, his sweatshirt tied round his waist starts slipping down. He grumbles and remarks that he's like 'the coldest giant in town' ;-) There weren't even any children with us...!
We're lucky enough to have an author-signed copy of this book and we've read it countless times. A Donaldson classic.
1st December '14
Read to children aged 3 & 5
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5 stars
In this book a lovely giant named George helps a variety of animals on his way home. The story is fun and the rhymes are very clever. George sings a little song to himself (adding a line with each animal he meets) and very quickly my children had picked up the rhymes and were joining in and guessing the next line added. Cleverly written and great fun. Highly recommend this story and Julia Donaldson's entire collection
5th November '16
I read it to Chloe aged 8 aged 8
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George the giant was a very scruffy giant until one day he bought some new clothes. He was a very kind giant and ended up giving his new clothes away to the other animals in more need. This is a very sweet and humbling story and is written in a wonderful upbeat rhyming way that is in all Julia Donaldson's books. This is one of our favourites :)
9th June '16
I read it to Deedawg aged 6 aged 6
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I have read this to my daughter hundreds of times. We both enjoy the story and can now recite the 'Look me up and down; I'm the smartest Giant in town' rhyme of by heart. I think we both like the repetitive rhymes, the illustrations and the vulnerability of the Giant. He's such a kind, giving chap you can't help but fall in love with the guy! And the story has a great moral, it's not about how you're dressed, it's about being kind to your friends! 
29th November '16
I read it to Bertie aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
This is such a great book, lovely rhyming beautiful illustrations get even the youngest child engaged with the story. I love that the Giant puts everyone else's needs above his own, its a really heart warming story to tell and my 3 year old loves it.
28th March '18
I read it to Babyeva29 aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
Another fab book by Julia Donaldson! We love this story about the caring giant who shares his belongings to help others, the book is very catchy and has lots of rhyming which my daughter loves 
16th October '17
I read it to CalPas aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
A lovely story. The illustrations are great. My son loves to play along to George's song (on the saucepans) while listening to the story. 
15th October '16
I read it to HatterBoy aged 6 aged 6
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This is such a fantastic book..... as always by Julia Donaldson this is well written with lovely illustrations to compliment it!! I have loved reading this to both my boys over the years and as such it's now a very well-worn book!! Lovely story that has underlying theme that kindness is everything.... I also like the song George sings as it allows a parent to show off their vocals to their little ones!!
1st October '14
Read to children aged 2 & 4
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5 stars
My girls love the repetition of the rhyme. They know it off by heart and when it comes up in the book. Unlike other books they have never become bored with this one and it's often known that it's the bedtime story for at least a week before we can move onto singeing else!
17th January '17
I read it to Superhero aged 5 aged 5
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5 stars
The giant was very kind and friendly, and taught kids to share and be kind to people, my son enjoyed this book x
13th July '16
I read it to Lily aged 3 aged 3 & to RoseMars aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
My three year old twin girls love Julia Donaldson and so do I. The Smartest Giant in Town is a wonderful book about kindness and being happy with what you have. The character of the Giant is sweet and funny and all the animals he meets on his day are lovely too. The illustrations by Sheffler are superb as always. A super book and one of our favourites for bedtime reading.
21st February '18
I read it to fpea aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
Another excellent JD and AS collaboration. A beautiful warm hearted story about a giant who has one pair of old sandals and a stained gown and he bought an entire new outfit and was very smart. Through his travels he meets lots of creatures it need and slowly gives away all his new clothes to help them. He went back to the shop but it had closed so he had to sadly return to his old gown and sandals. At the end the animals he helped gifted him with a note and crown. The art work
Bun as Is beautiful and helps tell the story to younger readers and the rhyme is very catchy and easy for the children to join in. 
10th January '17
I read it to MAK aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
Such a sweet story of the caring giant and all the characters he meets along the way. We used this book to extend the story by decorating tshirts, doing a memory test of the items, and drawing our favourite parts of the book. A lovely tale of generosity and kindness at its finest.
19th July '17
I read it to Georgie aged 6 aged 6
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5 stars
This was one of my daughter's favourite bedtime stories. The illustrations are fantastic and we loved creating the little song for the words of the giant. Highly recommended. Great storyline.
11th November '16
I read it to Mouse aged 6 aged 6 & to Leggies aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
This is an all time favourite in our house, we first got it when the kids were little and they loved the story (which is written so well) as we read it to them. Now they read it to themselves and still giggle along and sing the song within the story. A fabulous book and it will always be one of my favourites!!
28th February '17
I read it to Pricey aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
I really enjoy this book. The story is about a kind giant who helps various animals by giving them some of his new clothes. Then he has no clothes left so returns to the shop to find it closed. He ends up in his old clothes. When he returns home all the animals he's helped have a present for him. Lovely illustrations and rhyming text. 
23rd September '17
I read it to Graceclark aged 8 aged 8 & to Archieclark aged 5 aged 5
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5 stars
My chidren love this book, a story about the kind giant who wants to help everyone along his way. 
19th May '17
I read it to FreyasBooks aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
A wonderfully sweet story that shows kindness and love to all. A much needed book when the world seems so harsh and cold. It is a  much loved favourite for my 4 year old. 
20th July '17
I read it to HarrisonB aged 4 aged 4 & to JudeBrown aged 2 aged 2
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Lovely colourful cover. Illustrations are lovely. I read this to my two grandsons, they both enjoyed it. Harrison my oldest grandson (5) enjoyed the rhym. The story was all about the giants kindness to the animals, and it has a happy ending when the animals thank him by giving him a crown for all his kindness. Definitely recommended to buy or get from the library. 
30th April '18
I read it myself (an adult)
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5 stars
Julia Donaldson is a writing legend.  She never disappoints.  This is one of my favourite books from her series.  The rhyme still sticks with me even 15 years later.  I loved reading it to my 2 children
20th March '17
I read it to LandonB aged 6 aged 6 & to CarterB aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
PBoth my boys aged 3&6 love this book! The enjoy joining in with the catchy "chorus" and can almost recite the whole book word for word. They story is very catch and repeats sentences so the children rember they are coming up! The illustrations are great for them to visually follow the story.  

A great family book that teaches you about kindness and appreciating what you have. 
23rd September '17
I read it to Brobee aged 5 aged 5 & to Toodee aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
Another lovely Julia Donaldson story with super illustrations and brilliant rhymes that children can join in with so easily. It's been read countless times in out house and always goes down well!
6th August '17
I read it to CalPas aged 2 aged 2 & to TriPas aged 9 months aged 0
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5 stars
Another great Julia Donaldson book. A lovely story about George the giant, and how helping others made him happy. My two year old loves listening to this. 
11th June '17
I read it to Squirt aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
Another wonderful Julia Donaldson story. We love the story and my daughter likes the song. We also have this one on audio cd so enjoy listening to it in the car and singing along to the song. It is a good book to promote kindness to others and big thankful. 
28th October '16
I read it to CCR06 aged 9 aged 9 , to LCR08 aged 8 aged 8 & to GCR13 aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
Another piece of Julia Donaldson brilliance!
I think this book is written in a very clever way so that not only does the giant get back what he wants but all sorts of other animals benefit in the process.
It helps the young readers to stretch their imaginations and understand how different things can serve different purposes for different people/animals.
As always, Axel Schleffer's illustrations are detailed and accompany the story perfectly.
13th October '17
I read it to JasperM555 aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
Wonderfully written book with such a beautiful moral to it - you don't need riches and perfection to be happy in life!

Randomly, because of the fact Jasper used to fall asleep before the end, it's only recently that we've read the book in its entirety and the ending was well worth the wait! 

brill book, definitely worth a read! 
14th September '17
I read it to OliverSkivington aged 6 aged 6
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5 stars
Julia Donaldson always provides a great story. The Smartest Giant in Town is no different. Great story with a fab hidden meaning teaching its always good to help others when you can. 
2nd February '18
I read it to Nathanwall aged 2 aged 2 & to Ellawall aged 5 aged 5
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5 stars
This was included in a set of Julia Donaldson books and I hadn't heard of it before. It was a lovely surprise. It is a really lovely story of kindness. The writing is easy to read and catchy for children.  As always the illustrations are lovely and add to the imagination.
3rd November '16
I read it myself (an adult) , to Aby aged 6 aged 6 & to Laya aged 1 aged 1
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5 stars
An adorable story about a 'scruffiest giant’ in the town.
George is the scruffiest giant in town and he wants to be the smartest giant so he buys himself a new outfit, smart shoes, trousers, shirt and tie. When walking home he meets some animals in need . so he helps each animal by giving away his new clothes. 
What a fantastic heartwarming story with important message of caring and helping others.
I love reading this book to my daughters ,it teaches generousity and thinking of others before yourself. 
The pictures are perfect for this fantastic story withcolourful illustrations.
6th January '17
I read it to RCHogan aged 2 aged 2 & to AIHogan aged 1 aged 1
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5 stars
This is a fantastic picture book that promotes kindness and the value of good deeds.

The rhyming story is wonderful to read aloud; my toddlers can maintain their attention for the entirety of the story - though this is also helped by the beautiful, bright illustrations.

It provides a wonderful in-road for talking about th importance of kindness and consideration for others - not to mention what is really important (certainly not fancy clothes!)

This is a firm favourite of ours with a lot of longevity and value in it for when they grow older. This story will be read for many years to come.
24th February '18
I read it to Ellielebugjnr aged 2 aged 2
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We haven't come across this book, Julia Donaldson is out favourite authors so we knew we would love it, and we did. it is brilliant mix of funny and sweet.
30th October '17
I read it to mrbear aged 6 aged 6 & to mrfox aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
Another instant favourite from a much loved author. This is a lovely tale about giving, and about being content with what you have. 
27th June '18
I read it myself (an adult) , to Gymnastjay aged 5 aged 5 & to Year 1kw aged 5 to 6
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5 stars
A lovely story about kindness and helping others. Also demonstrates that having 'the best stuff' isn't important. Another lovely story, with brilliant rhyme. Axel and Julia create THE BEST books. A personal favourite of mine. 
1st March '18
I read it to mrbear aged 7 aged 7 & to mrfox aged 3 aged 3
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This book has a great message to it, about helping others and about being content with what you have.
28th May '16
I read it to Belle aged 7 aged 7 & to Harri aged 4 aged 4
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My 7 year old and 4 year old love all the Julia Donaldson stories. They love how the giant gets all new clothes. But love how all his new clothes help the animals in the village, how he is so kind and clever to use his clothes for all the problems he meets in his way home. A lovely story about a kind gentle giant. 
25th April '16
I read it to Rose505 aged 1 aged 1
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5 stars
This is a lovely story. The giant goes around his town helping and being kind all his little neighbours.
My daughter said that he was a "very good friend"
We've read this story a few times now and she's started to notice little details in the beautiful illustrations that go so well with this story
7th February '16
I read it to Train boy aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
The Smartest Giant in Town is a lovely story about a giant called George, who is thoughtful, kind and caring about all the animals he meets. It is a gentle lesson about good behavior and manners to others all around you.  George is the scruffiest giant in town, but one day, he decided to buy new clothes to be the smartest giant in town. As he walks home, he finds animals in need of what he has, and by the time he ends his journey, all his clothes have been used for other purposes. But George finds out he is happiest in his old comfortable clothes anyway, so is happy.

My four year old often requests this book and likes to sing George's song along with me. A great book, we'd recommend it!
28th June '18
I read it to aiwilford aged 6 aged 6 & to mrwilford aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
This is a lovely book about being kind to people. The giant is completely selfless and I love the morale of this story. I like to sing parts of this story and my kids really enjoy his book. Highyly recommended. 
28th June '18
I read it to aiwilford aged 6 aged 6 & to mrwilford aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
This is a lovely book about being kind to people. The giant is completely selfless and I love the morale of this story. I like to sing parts of this story and my kids really enjoy his book. Highyly recommended. 
28th June '18
I read it to aiwilford aged 6 aged 6 & to mrwilford aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
This is a lovely book about being kind to people. The giant is completely selfless and I love the morale of this story. I like to sing parts of this story and my kids really enjoy his book. Highyly recommended. 
25th December '14
Read to a child aged 7
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I liked this story about how kind and thoughtful the giant was. The words were all rhyming and it was fun to hear mummy read it out loud with different voices
28th June '18
I read it to aiwilford aged 6 aged 6 & to mrwilford aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
This is a lovely book about being kind to people. The giant is completely selfless and I love the morale of this story. I like to sing parts of this story and my kids really enjoy his book. Highyly recommended. 
28th June '18
I read it to aiwilford aged 6 aged 6 & to mrwilford aged 4 aged 4
The Smartest Giant in Town 9780333963968
5 stars
This is a lovely book about being kind to people. The giant is completely selfless and I love the morale of this story. I like to sing parts of this story and my kids really enjoy his book. Highyly recommended. 
28th June '18
I read it to aiwilford aged 6 aged 6 & to mrwilford aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
This is a lovely book about being kind to people. The giant is completely selfless and I love the morale of this story. I like to sing parts of this story and my kids really enjoy his book. Highyly recommended. 
26th April '16
I read it to Noah aged 5 aged 5
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We have read this book a lot together and now my son is old enough to read it to himself. It is such a lovely story with fantastic illustrations. It is about a Giant who goes to get himself some new clothes but when he does he finds a lot of animals that need his and his clothes' help. The book has such lovely rhyming text which makes it sound like a song when you read it. It has a lot of repetition which can help build memory skills and has a theme of friendship and helping others running through it. This is a firm favourite of ours.
28th June '18
I read it to aiwilford aged 6 aged 6 & to mrwilford aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
This a great book about a giant who is completely selfless. It has a great morale to the story. I sing parts of the book and I love the way it flows and rhymes. My kids love this book. Highly recommended. 
28th June '18
I read it to aiwilford aged 6 aged 6 & to mrwilford aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
This a great book about a giant who is completely selfless. It has a great morale to the story. I sing parts of the book and I love the way it flows and rhymes. My kids love this book. Highly recommended. 
1st November '14
Read to children aged 2 & 6
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4 stars
Another classic Julia Donaldson book teamed with illustrator Axel Scheffler. Clever rhyming story which all three of my children have loved listening to. The kind giant feels so sorry for animals he meets along his way he ends up donating all his new clothes. Maybe a bit repetitive in parts but a lovely story to share at bedtime.
9th August '17
I read it to Jaanu aged 5 aged 5
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4 stars
Not our favourite Julia Donaldson book as its rhymes in parts and not in others. But it still has a nice storyline and illustrations. 
2nd November '17
x.ruby.11 read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
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4 stars
I've had this book since I was five and I still read it. It tells you that it doesn't matter what someone looks like you still help them and maybe they will help you. It is very creative and I love the drawings. Younger children will enjoy it and even if like and I'm going into secondary school next year. At the start he was the smartest giant in town however at the end he turned into the kindest giant in town. 
3rd July '16
I read it to SophieKelly aged 3 aged 3
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4 stars
George updates his look for smart tie/trousers/stripey socks... but ends up giving all his new items away to help friends along the way. Excellent book for discussing "doing kind things", "helping others" and "its not what you look like that matters, but how you act". I found it quite hard to read aloud at first... but we bought the audio version as well, so I now channel Jim Carter (Mr Carson in Downtown) who plays George.... whenever I read it !! We've just seen the book interpreted by Scamp theatre version (part of the Tiddler show on tour 2016) - nice to access the story in so many different ways (straight read, audio, theatre, or act it out... with my daughter as George!)
15th July '16
Rachy read it themselves aged 7 aged 7
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4 stars
I liked the different animals. I also liked the bit when he shared his clothes. I really enjoyed this book.
4th March '16
Mads1811 read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
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4 stars
This book is really funny and I definitely you getting it if you want to laugh. My favorite part was when the giant was only wearing vest and pants.
27th November '16
I read it to Jacquelinemiesi aged 2 aged 2 & to Maymiesi aged 6 aged 6
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4 stars
This book is full of acts of kindness. We read it often as the girls love the giant. They did giggle when he had no clothes left. 
11th October '16
I read it to Ibby aged 4 aged 4
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4 stars
Nice story and pictures. It is not our most favourite Julia Donalson book. She has written others which are better. But this is still nice. I did buy it full price, and in on refection i'd only buy it if it was discounted. 
13th April '15
MicahW read it themselves aged 5 aged 5
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4 stars
I knew I would like this book, as I have a lot of Julia donaldson books and I enjoy them. It's a nice story about George the giant who gets some new clothes, but because he is kind and friendly he ends up giving away his clothes to different animals that need them. The pictures in the book are great and the rhymes are fun. It shows you how you can be kind and share with others which is good.
21st February '18
I read it myself (an adult)
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3 stars
Another book from Julia Donaldson you would definitely enjoy reading to a child
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