Julia Donaldson

Julia Catherine Donaldson
 MBE (born 16 September 1948) is a British writer, playwright and performer, and the 2011–2013 Children's Laureate. She is best known for her popular rhyming stories for children, especially those illustrated by Axel Scheffler, which include The GruffaloRoom on the Broom and Stick Man. She originally wrote songs for children's television but has concentrated on writing books since the words of one of her songs, "A Squash and a Squeeze", were made into a children's book in 1993. Of her 184 published works, 64 are widely available in bookshops. The remaining 120 are intended for school use and include her Songbirds phonic reading scheme, which is part of the Oxford Reading Tree.

View as
Order by
Page size per page

Room on the broom

"How the cat purred and how the witch grinned As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind.
€12.09 €7.65

The gruffalo

"A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood.
€12.09 €7.65

Monkey puzzle

"Ive lost my mum! Its not too much fun being lost in the jungle and little monkey wants his mummy.
€12.09 €7.65

The smartest giant in town

"George wished he wasnt the scruffiest giant in town.
€12.09 €7.65

What the ladybird heard next

"Once upon a farm lived a ladybird And these are the things that she saw and heard Those crafty robbers Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are out of jail and theyre heading back to the farm with another cunning plan to cause trouble.
€10.20 €6.73

The snail and the whale

"How I long to sail! said the tiny snail.
€12.09 €7.65

A squash and a squeeze

"Wise old man wont you help me please? My house is a squash and squeeze.
€12.09 €7.65

Princess Mirror-belle and the

Ellen gets a big shock when her double appears out of the bathroom mirror but Mirror-Belle is a double with a difference! She is a princess and a mischievous one at that.
€7.99 €6.12

The Gruffalos child

"The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should Ever set foot in the deep dark wood.
€12.09 €7.65

Sugarlump and the Unicorn

When Sugarlump the rocking horse wishes to see the world a magical unicorn with a silver horn and sparkling blue eyes turns him into a real horse.
€11.05 €7.29

What the Ladybird Heard

'' "Oink!" said the cats .
€11.05 €7.29


"Never fear Superworms here! He can fish Spider out of a well and rescue Toad from a busy road.
€11.09 €6.89

The Princess and the Wizard

The princess may try seven times to escape By changing her colour and changing her shape.
€11.05 €7.29

Stick Man

Since its publication in September 2008, the story of Stick Man'courageous journey back to his family tree has captured the imainationof hundreds of thousands of children.
€9.50 €6.27

My First Gruffalo Little Library

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.
€7.90 €5.89