Soar into space with this glorious love story of alien
folk, from the creators of The Gruffalo and Stick
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
But peace is restored and love conquers all in this happiest of
love stories. There's even a gorgeous purple baby to celebrate!
With fabulous rhymes and breathtaking illustrations, this book
is literally out of this world!
From the creators of The Gruffalo, Stick Man and ZOG, which have all been
made into animated films shown on BBC1
Zog and the Flying Doctors animation
will be shown on BBC1 December
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