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The Gruffalo flies into Newcastle

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler with The Gruffalo Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A new exhibition is opening on Tyneside displaying work by the author of the popular children's series, The Gruffalo.

The collection at Seven Stories - the national centre for children's books - contains items from stories written by Children's Laureate, Julia Donaldson.

The exhibition opens on Saturday for the next year, before heading on a national tour in 2013.