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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The Gruffalos child

"The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should Ever set foot in the deep dark wood.
€12.86 €8.83

Monkey puzzle

"Ive lost my mum! Its not too much fun being lost in the jungle and little monkey wants his mummy.
€12.86 €8.83

The smartest giant in town

"George wished he wasnt the scruffiest giant in town.
€12.86 €8.83

A squash and a squeeze

"Wise old man wont you help me please? My house is a squash and squeeze.
€12.86 €8.83

The snail and the whale

"How I long to sail! said the tiny snail.
€12.86 €8.83

The gruffalo

"A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood.
€12.86 €8.83

Room on the broom

"How the cat purred and how the witch grinned As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind.
€12.86 €8.83

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 €7.06

The detective dog

"There once was a dog with a keen sense of smell.
€19.39 €14.14

The Gruffalo

Lots to discover in the deep dark wood, who knew there was so much to see, discover what happens when the quick-thinking mouse comes face to face with the animals of the wood and a hungry Gruffalo.
€11.05 €8.42

The Singing Mermaid

The singing mermaid is tempted away from her home at Silversands to join the circus.
€11.05 €8.42

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 €6.80

What the Ladybird Heard

'' "Oink!" said the cats .
€11.05 €8.42

What the Ladybird Heard

"Oink!" said the cats .
€9.50 €7.23

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 €7.77