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MamOfTwo Sat 26-Dec-15 11:45:06

Anyone else catch the animation of this yesterday? DC were transfixed, I was sniffling and even DH had to go out of the room when it finished claiming he had something in his eye grin

MagpieCursedTea Sat 26-Dec-15 11:46:44

I cried the whole way through!

TenThousandSpoons Sat 26-Dec-15 11:47:08

Yes, it was lovely smile

TenThousandSpoons Sat 26-Dec-15 11:47:35

I didn't cry though!

oneowlgirl Sat 26-Dec-15 12:00:37

It was brill grin

MsInterpret Sat 26-Dec-15 12:01:55

It was great. Enjoyed it much more than the book!

insancerre Sat 26-Dec-15 12:05:21

Loved it!
Ii made dh watch it with me

urbanturban Sat 26-Dec-15 12:14:44

Ah so glad it wasn't just me who was all emotional watching it!

We have the book and have read it many times but I think the animation made it much more poignant!

We watched it around 8 pm in the dark with just the Christmas tree lights on and DDs (8 and 5) and DS (3) were enchanted!

NowBringUsSomeFuzzpiggyPudding Sat 26-Dec-15 12:24:44

It was brilliant! That's the one I've been hoping they'd make ever since they did the Gruffalo. I was actually gutted on the years when they didn't make one.

I loved the fact they even put the hidden Gruffalo in from the book.

What do you all think they should do next? DH reckons Highway Rat, I think Snail and the Whale has a more fantastic quality. DD thinks Monkey Puzzle - I can really see that making everyone cry if made into a film!

MartinRohdesBellybuttonFluff Sat 26-Dec-15 12:36:04

So lovely! I had sweaty eyeballs watching it (sniff!)

LittleFishBigOcean Sat 26-Dec-15 12:42:43

We had 4 pre-school children and 6 adults in silence watching it. And then had to watch it again on the iplayer at bedtime!

MarthasHarbour Sat 26-Dec-15 23:11:09

Me and DH watched it all snuggled up with DS1 age 6 and DS2 age 20 months. We were all enchanted. We have read it so many times now but I was still a blubbering wreck by the end smile

I agree - Monkey Puzzle would be brilliant

ceeveebee Sat 26-Dec-15 23:30:17

I loved it too - my 4 yo DTs sat transfixed through the whole thing.
Would love monkey puzzle too. Or what the ladybird heard although that's more fun than poignant!

Dec2015 Sat 26-Dec-15 23:31:54

Oh we've got it recorded. Really pleased they've done it.

Notanangryone Sat 26-Dec-15 23:34:02

What channel was it on please? Can't believe I missed it. Loads of good TV stuff is escaping me this year, for some reason.

FishWithABicycle Sat 26-Dec-15 23:34:54

Yes I cried. It was a great adaptation.

AtSea1979 Sat 26-Dec-15 23:36:25

We loved it. Didn't cry though hmm
We haven't got Monkey Puzzle, I think I might have to get it now!

ceeveebee Sat 26-Dec-15 23:38:32

When we first read Monkey puzzle to my then 2yo DD she was shocked - but how could anyone lose their mummy? - and then was very clingy for a few weeks. It's a clever ending though

notquitehuman Sun 27-Dec-15 16:59:44

It was a good adaption. The cartoons of the books wind me up a bit as they tend to say the dialogue really slowly, with lots of unnecessary pauses to fill out the half hour. It's like listening to William Shatner doing a dramatic reading..

I like Zog, because the princess decides she wants to do something more with her life and becomes a doctor. Go girl!

MajesticSeaFlapFlap Sun 27-Dec-15 19:02:54

T he five year old is watching the stick man for the 7th time today

Would love Zog or the snail and the whale

MissBattleaxe Sun 27-Dec-15 22:15:08

I'd like them to do Tabby McTat.

AliBingo Thu 31-Dec-15 18:52:22

We loved it too. What's the hidden gruffalo mentioned up thread? We haven't got the book...

fuzzpig Thu 31-Dec-15 19:09:52

SPOILER ALERT for those who don't want to know, don't read the bit below. grin

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The hidden Gruffalo is hanging on the Christmas tree, in the room where Stick Man is on the fire near the end.

Cherrypie32 Thu 31-Dec-15 23:33:32

I'd like to see the Smartest Giant. Loved Stick Man.

AliBingo Fri 01-Jan-16 06:36:12

Ooh thanks will look out for the gruffalo next time we watch it (which is bound to be soon!)

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