The Gruffalo visits Tyneside

A new exhibition showing work from the author of the popular children's book, The Gruffalo, is opening in Newcastle this weekend.

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.

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