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.

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The Gruffalos child

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

"A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood.
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The smartest giant in town

"George wished he wasnt the scruffiest giant in town.
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The snail and the whale

"How I long to sail! said the tiny snail.
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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.
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Tabby McTat

"Tabby McTat is purr-fectly happy singing along all day with Fred the busker.
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Monkey puzzle

"Ive lost my mum! Its not too much fun being lost in the jungle and little monkey wants his mummy.
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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.
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Room on the broom

"How the cat purred and how the witch grinned As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind.
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Princess Mirror-Belle and the

Imagine Ellen's surprise when Princess Mirror-Belle climbs out of the bathroom mirror! She comes from a world where bubble fish swim in the bath elves sleep in slippers and brave knights fight fire-breathing dragons.
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The Singing Mermaid

The singing mermaid is tempted away from her home at Silversands to join the circus.
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"Never fear Superworms here! He can fish Spider out of a well and rescue Toad from a busy road.
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What the ladybird heard

"Who can you find down on the farm? Based on Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks bestselling picture books What the Ladybird Heard and What the Ladybird Heard Next children will love lifting the large flaps in this bright and cheery board book to find all their favourite characters.
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The Rhyming Rabbit

Poor old Rhyming Rabbit is feeling lonely and left out.
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What the Ladybird Heard

'' "Oink!" said the cats .
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