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The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom, Stickman... Julia Donaldson books, often co-created by the wonderful Axel Scheffler, are some of the finest picture books ever. Full of bouncy text, rhyme and endless charm, we're sure your young reader won't be able to put the books down.

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Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler

The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom, Stickman... Julia Donaldson books, often co-created by the wonderful Axel Scheffler, are some of the finest picture books ever. Full of bouncy text, rhyme and endless charm, we're sure your young reader won't be able to put the books down.

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    JDSC 3 years +

    Julia Donaldson Story Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Julia Donaldson

    (3) Hand-picked favourites
    Can your children spot the Gruffalo? Do they want to meet a vegetarian T-rex? How about hitching a ride on a witch's already heaving broomstick?

    Julia Donaldson's picture books are rightly regarded as classics and this collection of 10 of her best gives you the chance to share some truly wonderful stories with your little readers. You can also share them out in party bags so all your little one's friends can delve into these perfect stories.

    Julia's fun, flowing and rhyming text is complemented by artwork from incredible illustrators including Axel Scheffler, David Roberts and Lydia Monks.

    Why should you buy this collection? Julia Donaldson's much-loved books are a must for every toddler's bookshelf.
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    GFCD 3 years +

    Julia Donaldson Audio Collection - 10 CDs (Audio)

    Julia Donaldson

    (38) Hand-picked favourites
    The Gruffalo has become one of the most-loved children's characters of all time and this 10-CD collection brings him, and many of his equally brilliant friends from Julia Donaldson's collection of books, to life in audio format.

    Perfect for long journeys and for keeping children entertained whatever the weather, among those delivering the soothing, rhyming stories are Imelda Staunton, Alexander Armstrong and even Julia Donaldson herself!

    A Squash and a Squeeze is a charming story; while Room on the Broom is hilarious; and The Snail and the Whale is quite rightly regarded as a children's classic. There is even The Gruffalo Song and Other Songs included, a CD which contains some of Julia's very own fun-filled action songs for children aged 3 and over.

    CDs in this collection:
    What the Ladybird Heard, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, The Troll, The Snail and the Whale, Room on the Broom, The Smartest Giant, A Squash and a Squeeze, The Gruffalo's Song, The Gruffalo's Child and The Gruffalo.

    Format: paperback
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  • FSO2 Toddlers

    Tales from Acorn Wood: Fox's Socks (Hardback)

    Julia Donaldson

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    Tales from Acorn Wood: Fox's Socks is a fun, lift-the-flap book written by former Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson.

    The story is a wild rhyming romp that your toddler will love. With stylish illustrations from Axel Scheffler, and a clueless fox who requires some help finding his socks, this book is lots of fun to read aloud.

    Bright and full of interest, Fox's Socks will appeal to little ones from 2+.
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    Tales from Acorn Wood: Hide-and-Seek Pig (Other)

    Julia Donaldson

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    From Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the award-winning creators of The Gruffalo, kids will love joining the fun in Acorn Wood in this little book!

    Pig and Hen are playing hide-and-seek. But where on earth could Hen be? Can you lift the flaps and help Pig find out where Hen is hiding?

    With sturdy flaps on every spread and rhyming stories that are a joy to read aloud, the Tales From Acorn Wood have been delighting both parents and toddlers for over fifteen years.
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    Tales from Acorn Wood: Rabbit's Nap (Other)

    Julia Donaldson

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    Toddlers will love heading over to Acorn Wood in this romping, rhyming riot of a book that finds Rabbit unable to get to sleep. With its familiar themes, we reckon Rabbit's Nap will quickly become a bedtime favourite for all the family.

    From Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the award-winning author-and-illustrator team behind the Gruffalo, this anniversary edition lift-the-flap board book is full of funny, rhyming text.

    Children will love seeing who is responsible for each noise that is keeping Rabbit awake by lifting the flaps. The handy size makes this a book ideal for taking away on long journeys as well.
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  • AUJ2 7 years +

    The Dinosaur's Diary (Paperback)

    Julia Donaldson

    (1) Hand-picked favourites
    All fans of Julia Donaldson's should read the enchanting tale of The Dinosaur's Diary. Surviving and finding a safe place to lay her eggs is difficult for Hypsilophodon with dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus Rex around. When she falls into a mysterious pool and finds herself on a modern farm there are still problems. Finally she finds a safe place to hatch her babies, but how can she keep thirteen baby dinosaurs safe and secret? When the farmer catches one - Hector - and plans to take him to the vet, it's up to Hypsilophodon and her fiesty daughter, Henrietta, to get him back. After a daring rescue, Hypsilophodon takes all her youngsters back through the mysterious pool to her own world. ***A perfect read-aloud book for children age 7+*** ***Julia Donaldson is one of today's most loved children's book authors*** Julia Donaldson has a fast-growing reputation as a children's writer. She won the Smarties Prize and the Blue Peter Award for The Gruffalo, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Since then, Julie and Axel have collaborated on a number of highly successful and award-winning picture books, including The Gruffalo's Child and Room on the Broom. Julia lives in Glasgow. 'Donaldson's flair for a good story extends way up the age-scale' The Times 'canters along, full of fun and energy' The Scotsman Visit www.juliadonaldson.co.uk for
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  • RRB2 3 years +

    The Rhyming Rabbit (Paperback)

    Julia Donaldson

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    The Rhyming Rabbit loves to make up entertaining poems, inspired by everything he sees, but the other rabbits don't appreciate his talent for rhyme. Sad and lonely, the Rhyming Rabbit sets off one starry night all on his own - will he ever find someone to share his poems with? The Rhyming Rabbit is a clever rhyming adventure from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of What the Ladybird Heard. With brilliant rhyming verse, bright and distinctive illustrations and glitter on every page, this story is a delight to read aloud. Enjoy all the stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: Sharing a Shell, The Princess and the Wizard, The Rhyming Rabbit, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox, What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next and What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday.
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    The Gruffalo's Child - Board Book (Other)

    Julia Donaldson

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    The Gruffalo's Child is the sequel to Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's award-winning book, The Gruffalo. This board book version of the rhyming classic will captivate the attention of babies and toddlers from 1+.

    The Gruffalo's child is a naughty mini-version of her dad, who is tempted into the deep, dark woods in search of the big, bad mouse she's heard so much about. This story is a treat both to read and listen to!
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  • FUM2 3 years +

    Jack and the Flumflum Tree (Paperback)

    Julia Donaldson

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    Julia Donaldson's Jack and the Flumflum Tree is lots of fun to read aloud as well as great fun to listen to. Combining quirky illustrations by David Roberts and lots of crazy nonsense words that are sure to make your youngster chortle, Jack and the Flumflum Tree is another Julia Donaldson classic!
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  • ERD2 3 years +

    The Paper Dolls (Paperback)

    Julia Donaldson

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    With a tantalising mixture of magic, charm and adventure, Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson's The Paper Dolls is a book sure to appeal to young children aged 3 and over. Beautifully illustrated by 2014 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal-nominated Rebecca Cobb, it tells the story of a string of paper dolls and their wonderful adventures.

    When the dolls head through the house and out into the garden, they manage to escape the clutches of the toy dinosaur and avoid the frightening jaws of the oven-glove crocodile, but then they have to face up to a real pair of scissors... Full of imagination and easy-to-read rhythmical text, this is a heart-warming read, just perfect for sharing. A real Red House favourite!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    XRBAS 3 years +

    Room on the Broom Anniversary Edition (Hardback)

    Julia Donaldson

    (2) Hand-picked favourites
    Written by the picture book dream team of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, Room on the Broom is one of the most popular children's books of recent years - even inspiring a popular TV adaptation.

    The witch and her cat fly happily over forests, rivers and mountains but then a stormy wind blows away the witch's hat, bow and wand. They are retrieved by a dog, a bird and a frog and each animal asks for a ride on the broom. Eventually it snaps in two, but what will they all do when they fall into a bog and come face-to-face with a hungry dragon?

    With its bright pictures, rhyming and funny text and much more, this is a must for every child's bookshelf.

    Slipcase not included.
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  • TSZ2 3 years +

    A Treasury of Songs (Paperback)

    Julia Donaldson

    (1) Hand-picked favourites
    A Treasury of Songs contains the words for 20 of Julia Donaldon's songs inspired by the likes of Room on the Broom and The Gruffalo.

    The book comes with a CD of Julia performing the songs herself - many of which will be familiar to children if they have been lucky enough to see Julia perform in person.

    Some of the songs and rhymes even have actions to carry out.
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  • SNQ2 5 years +

    Spinderella - Reading Ladder series (Paperback)

    Julia Donaldson

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    A fantastic football story, perfect for children learning to read. Written by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo. Spinderella the spider has a passion for football!

    She tries to play a match with her brothers and sisters but she doesn't know how many spiders should be on each team. Even worse, she can't count the goals! Luckily for Spinderella, her Hairy Godmother has a plan...

    Part of the Reading Ladder series, this book helps children enjoy learning to read. It features a well-loved author, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something exciting and engaging.

    Perfect for readers growing in confidence and those beginning to enjoy longer stories, the book features clear type and a variety of sentence structures. It is also illustrated and uses a wider range of vocabulary.
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  • YBI2 3 years +

    What the Ladybird Heard (Paperback)

    Julia Donaldson

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    The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson's What the Ladybird Heard is a witty and noisy picture book that is perfect for parents and children who love to practise farmyard impressions.

    This picture book has bouncy, rhyming text and there are glittering ladybirds to spot on every page. Be prepared to moo, baa and cluck your way through the pages.

    A fantastic rhyming book about two crafty robbers and one crime-busting ladybird for children aged 3 and over.
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  • TAI2 5 years +

    A Twist of Tales (Paperback)

    Julia Donaldson

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    Children's books superstar Julia Donaldson retells a trio of charming tales from across the world, in a stunning first independent read.

    A king hides a terrible secret under his crown; a marvellous dream inspires an epic journey; and a clever girl outwits the king. Told in hyper-readable language with full-colour illustrations, these stories are an ideal first step for children embarking on a lifelong journey through the wonders of books and stories.

    An appealing book specially designed with spaced text and cream pages for those who struggle with reading (including dyslexic children), the Little Gems book comes with beautiful illustrations from Peter Bailey.
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  • RBAS 3 years +

    Room on the Broom Anniversary Slipcase (Hardback)

    Julia Donaldson

    (3) Hand-picked favourites
    Written by the picture book dream team of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, Room on the Broom is one of the most popular children's books of recent years - even inspiring a popular TV adaptation.

    The witch and her cat fly happily over forests, rivers and mountains but then a stormy wind blows away the witch's hat, bow and wand. They are retrieved by a dog, a bird and a frog and each animal asks for a ride on the broom. Eventually it snaps in two, but what will they all do when they fall into a bog and come face-to-face with a hungry dragon?

    With its bright pictures, rhyming and funny text and much more, this is a must for every child's bookshelf.
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  • BHBAE 3 years +

    Zog and the Flying Doctors (Paperback)

    Julia Donaldson

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    Zog the dragon returns - and he's now an 'air ambulance' - in Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's high-flying and hilarious sequel.

    They fly around tending a sunburnt mermaid, a distressed unicorn and a sneezy lion. But should princesses really be doctors? Pearl's uncle, the King, doesn't think so - until he falls ill...
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    My First Gruffalo Little Library (Other)

    Julia Donaldson

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    More in the exciting Gruffalo baby and toddler series from the bestselling Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, featuring all your favourite characters from the deep dark wood.

    Learn about colours, numbers, opposites and animals with this fabulous set of four bold, bright board books, now available in a miniature slipcase.

    A perfect gift for young Gruffalo fans!
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  • ADAGA 3 years +

    A Squash and a Squeeze (Audio)

    Julia Donaldson

    Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler's first ever picture book, now available on audio CD!

    What can you do if your house is too small? The wise old man knows: bring in a flappy, scratchy, noisy crowd of farmyard animals. When you push them all out again, you'll be amazed at how big your house feels!

    Packed full of fun rhythms and rhymes performed by Julia Donaldson herself, alongside Imelda Staunton and Steven Paceuy, A Squash and a Squeeze is a joy!
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  • ADADV 3 years +

    One Mole Digging a Hole (Paperback)

    Julia Donaldson

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    Two children's book heavyweights (and Book People favourites), The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson and super-talented children's illustrator Nick Sharratt, join forces in this brilliant book for children, One Mole Digging a Hole.

    All the animals are busy lending a hand in the garden in this lively numbers book! The parrots are pulling up carrots, the bears are picking pears and a swarm of bees are pruning the trees with their miniature shears. Julia Donaldson's whimsical rhymes and Nick Sharratt's hilarious illustrations make this book a delight to share out loud.

    With plenty to giggle at on every page, counting or gardening has never been so much fun!
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  • ADAFO 3 years +

    Sharing a Shell Big Book (Paperback)

    Julia Donaldson

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    The tiny hermit crab loves his new shell. He doesn't want to share it - not with a blobby purple anemone and a tickly bristleworm. But life in the rock pool proves tougher than Crab thinks, and soon he finds he needs his new housemates in this rollicking story of sea, shells and friendship.
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  • BLYDJ 3 years +

    The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child Gift Slipcase (Other)

    Julia Donaldson

    This foiled boxset contains board book editions of THE GRUFFALO and THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD - the two award-winning, bestselling stories that have been delighting children and adults the world over for more than a decade. Created by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the most successful picture book partnership ever, and translated into over fifty languages, these two modern classics are now available as board books together in one beautifully designed box - the perfect Gruffalo gift.
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  • BGKIF 3 years +

    The Gruffalo and Other Stories CD (Other)

    Julia Donaldson

    Go 'Grrrr ...' with the Gruffalo, sing along with the Smartest Giant, help Monkey search for his mum and see if the little old lady can make some room in her house! The Gruffalo and Other Stories CD is brilliantly performed by well-known actors Imelda Staunton, Jim Carter and Steven Pacey, as well as by the author herself, Julia Donaldson. Each story also has a song and sound effects, with a total CD running time of an hour. Perfect for listening to at home or to brighten up a car journey with the much-loved creations of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Stories: A Squash and a Squeeze Monkey Puzzle The Gruffalo The Smartest Giant in Town
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  • ADADK 3 years +

    The Gruffalo Big Book (Paperback)

    Julia Donaldson

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    A rhyming story about a mouse and a monster. Little mouse goes for a walk in a dangerous forest. To scare off his enemies he invents tales about a fantastical creature called the gruffalo. Then one day he meets a real gruffalo.
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