Books Julia Catherine Donaldson, Author from Ireland

julia donaldson pictureJulia 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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Tyrannosaurus Drip

Everyone knows that tyrannosauruses are big and scary so when a placid duckbill dinosaurs egg ends up in the wrong nest confusion is sure to ensue.
€9.80 €7.13

Sharing a Shell

When a little hermit crab finds a shiny new shell he doesnt want to share it - not with a blobby purple anemone and a tickly bristleworm.
€9.80 €7.13

The Princess and the Wizard

The princess may try seven times to escape.
€9.80 €7.13

The Gruffalo

This is a rhyming story of a mouse and a monster.
€21.00 €15.27

Cave Baby

A hairy mammoth takes a cheeky little baby on a thrilling ride through a moonlit landscape populated by a sabre-toothed tiger a leaping hare a laughing hyena and even just maybe by a big brown bear.
€9.80 €7.13

The Gruffalo

Touch the Gruffalos terrible tusks feel his knobbly knees and tickle his purple prickles in this bold eye-catching book with touch-and-feel elements on every page.
€15.40 €11.20

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.
€7.00 €5.09

Where Is the Snail? and Other Stories

The Childrens Laureate and best-selling author of The Gruffalo Julia Donaldson has carefully created the Songbirds Phonics series to support children who are learning to read.
€15.40 €11.20

Tabby Mctat

Tabby McTat loves singing along with Fred the busker as people throw coins in their hat.
€7.57 €6.57


Zog is the keenest dragon in school.
€11.20 €8.14

The Singing Mermaid

A singing mermaid is tempted away from her home at Silversands to join the circus.
€9.80 €7.13

The Gruffalos Child Sound Book

The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should ever set foot in the deep dark wood.
€18.20 €13.23

The Paper Dolls

A string of paper dolls go on a fantastical adventure through the house and out into the garden.
€8.68 €7.68

The Highway Rat

The bestselling story is now available is now available in a chunky board book format perfect for babies and toddlers.
€8.40 €6.10

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.
€9.80 €7.13