Gruffalo to visit Welwyn Garden City shopping centre

TERRIBLE claws, tusks and a poisonous wart at the end of his nose – it can only be the Gruffalo, and he is coming to WGC on Saturday. Created by children's author Julian Donaldson, the monster will be appearing at Maher the Bookseller in the Howard Centre

TERRIBLE claws, tusks and a poisonous wart at the end of his nose - it can only be the Gruffalo, and he is coming to WGC on Saturday.

Created by children's author Julian Donaldson, the monster will be appearing at Maher the Bookseller in the Howard Centre as part of his 10th birthday celebrations.

He will appear at 10.30am, 11.30am, 2.30pm and 3.30pm for 15 minutes each time.

Those who wish to see the Gruffalo are advised to arrive early to avoid disappointment.