In Where Stories Come From the Overcoming the Monster plot is brought to life by the best-selling children's book The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Listen to Storycatcher Jayne reading this classic tale accompanied by handwritten notes by Julia Donaldson and original illustrations by Axel Scheffler as featured in the exhibition.
 
 
Axel Scheffler Gruffalo Drawing Challenge
 
Axel Scheffler, the illustrator behind The Gruffalo, needs your help. He just can't work out what the mother of the Gruffalo's child should look like. Watch as Axel shows us how he draws The Gruffalo then complete his challenge.
 
 
The Gruffalo Stage Play
 
Julia Donaldson first wrote The Gruffalo story as a play. Watch her star as the mouse in the stage adaptation of The Gruffalo captured during a performance during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe at The Underbelly.