Books written by Julia Donaldson

The Snail and the Whale

Macmillan Children's Books | April 6, 2017 | 24 pages
"How I long to sail!" said the tiny snail.One little snail longs to see the world and hitches a lift on the tail of an enormous whale. Together they go on an amazing journey, past icebergs and volcanoes, sharks and penguins, and the little snail feels so small in the vastness of the world. But when... More Info

Monkey Puzzle

Macmillan Children's Books | April 6, 2017 | 24 pages
"I've lost my mum!"It's not too much fun being lost in the jungle, and little monkey wants his mummy. A kindly butterfly is keen to help, but they don't seem to be having much luck as the well-meaning butterfly misunderstands monkey's descriptions and leads him to all sorts of unsuitable animals!... More Info

A Squash and a Squeeze

Macmillan Children's Books | April 6, 2017 | 24 pages
''Wise old man, won't you help me, please? My house is a squash and squeeze.''A little old lady lives all by herself but she's not happy - her house is just too small, even for one. Whatever can she do? The wise old man knows: bring in a flappy, scratchy, greedy, noisy crowd of farmyard animals.... More Info

The Smartest Giant in Town

Macmillan Children's Books | April 6, 2017 | 24 pages
George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it's time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he's the smartest giant in town... until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his... More Info

Room on the Broom

Macmillan Children's Books | April 6, 2017 | 24 pages
How the cat purred and how the witch grinned,As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind.The witch and her cat fly happily over forests, rivers and mountains on their broomstick until a stormy wind blows away the witch's hat, bow and wand. Luckily, they are retrieved by a dog, a bird... More Info

The Gruffalo's Child

Macmillan Children's Books | April 6, 2017 | 24 pages
The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo shouldEver set foot in the deep dark wood.But one wild and windy night the Gruffalo's child disobeys her father's warnings and ventures out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn't really exist... does he?The Gruffalo's Child is the number one... More Info
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Gruffalo and Friends Annual

Pan Macmillan | August 11, 2016 |
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The Gruffalo's Child

Macmillan Children's Books | September 29, 2015 | 32 pages
A mini hardback gift edition of The Gruffalo's Child - one of the world's favourite picture books.This classic snowy adventure featuring everyone's favourite characters from the deep dark wood has delighted children and adults around the world for more than ten years.  More Info

What the Jackdaw Saw

Macmillan Children's Books | May 1, 2015 | 32 pages
The jackdaw wants all his friends to come to his party, but when he calls out his invitation the animals just touch their heads. Why won't they answer? And what do their actions mean?  More Info
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Gruffalo Explorers

January 29, 2015 | 32 pages
Step into spring with the Gruffalo! Calling all nature explorers to go outside with the Gruffalo! Don't forget to take this springtime sticker activity book with you and keep your eyes peeled. Learn all about nature with this colourful spotter s guide, packed with fun, spring-themed outdoor... More Info

Tabby McTat

Alison Green Books | April 1, 2012 | 30 pages
Tabby McTat loves singing along with Fred the busker, as people throw coins in their hat. But when Fred has an accident, the two are separated. Will they ever find each other again? Tabby McTat's story has captured the imagination of hundreds of thousands of children. It is now available in sturdy... More Info

The Gruffalo's Child. 10th Anniversary Edition

Macmillan Children's Books | July 26, 2017 | 32 pages
Happy Birthday, Gruffalo's Child! A new, limited edition of The Gruffalo's Child, one of the world's favourite picture books. Ten years after it was first published, the classic snowy adventure featuring the everyone's favourite characters from the deep dark wood continues to delight children and... More Info

What the Ladybird Heard Read and Play Farm

Macmillan Children's Books | July 31, 2014 | 32 pages
The number one bestseller, now with a fabulous farm play set. Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have a cunning plan to steal the farmer's fine prize cow. But the tiniest, quietest creature on the farm has a plan of her own -- and YOU can help her save the day! This ingenious all-in-one format features a... More Info

Gruffalo Explorers

Macmillan Children's Books | July 1, 2014 | 32 pages
Calling all nature explorers to go outside with the Gruffalo! Don't forget to take this sticker activity guide with you and keep your eyes peeled. Learn all about nature with this colourful spotter's guide, packed with fun outdoor activities and hundreds of stickers -- a brilliant book for all the... More Info

Let's Read/the Gruffalo's Child

Macmillan Children's Books | July 31, 2014 | 32 pages
Let's get reading with Macmillan early readers! The complete story and original illustrations of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's bestselling picture book, The Gruffalo's Child, have been specially re-designed into a smaller early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy... More Info

The Flying Bath

Macmillan Children's Books | July 26, 2017 | 32 pages
Fly across the world in the amazing Flying Bath! When everyone has left the house in the morning, the bath toys spring into action and head off on exciting adventures in their magical flying bath! From giving a muddy piglet a shower to putting out a fire for a frightened baboon, they have water at... More Info

Zog. Julia Donaldson

Alison Green Books | April 1, 2013 | 30 pages
The award-winning bestseller, now in board book format. Zog is the keenest dragon in school. He's also the most accident-prone, flying into trees and even setting his own wing on fire. Luckily, a mysterious little girl always comes by and patches up his bumps and bruises. But will she be able to... More Info

The Gruffalo's Child

Macmillan Children's Books | February 4, 2010 | 32 pages
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Let's Read! The Gruffalo

Macmillan Children's Books | April 1, 2013 | 32 pages
Let's get reading with Macmillan early readers! Let's Read! books help make reading easy. The complete story and original illustrations of bestselling children's books by favourite authors including Julia Donaldson and Chris Riddell have been specially designed as an early reader to help and... More Info

Let's Read! The Princess and the Wizard

MacMillan Children's Books | April 1, 2013 | 32 pages
Let's get reading with Macmillan early readers! Let's Read! books help make reading easy. The complete story and original illustrations of bestselling children's books by favourite authors including Julia Donaldson and Chris Riddell have been specially designed as an early reader to help and... More Info

Let's Read! Tyrannosaurus Drip

MacMillan Children's Books | April 1, 2013 | 32 pages
Let's get reading with Macmillan early readers! Let's Read! books help make reading easy. The complete story and original illustrations of bestselling children's books by favourite authors including Julia Donaldson and Chris Riddell have been specially designed as an early reader to help and... More Info

Let's Read! The Snail and the Whale

MacMillan Children's Books | April 1, 2013 | 32 pages
Let's get reading with Macmillan early readers! Let's Read! books help make reading easy. The complete story and original illustrations of bestselling children's books by favourite authors including Julia Donaldson and Chris Riddell have been specially designed as an early reader to help and... More Info

Animal Music

Macmillan Children's Books | May 1, 2012 | 24 pages
There's harmony in the air when the animals get together for a concert with a difference! Koala's playing his flute, Badger's bashing away on the drums and Squirrel's strumming on the guitar. Sing and dance along – you’ve never seen a show like it! With trademark Julia Donaldson rhyming text... More Info

The Paper Dolls

MacMillan Children's Books | December 1, 2012 | 32 pages
A string of paper dolls go on a fantastical adventure through the house and out into the garden. They soon escape the clutches of the toy dinosaur and the snapping jaws of the oven-glove crocodile, but then a very real pair of scissors threatens. A stunning, rhythmical story of childhood, memory... More Info

A Gold Star for Zog

Arthur A. Levine Books | July 1, 2012 | 32 pages
Each year, as Zog practices new skills learned at Madam Dragon's school, a little girl helps him out until one day he finds a way to help make her dream come true for herself, a new friend, and Zog.  More Info

Stick Man

Alison Green Books | August 1, 2011 | 30 pages
This beloved classic from the creators of The Gruffalo is now available in a toddler-friendly board book format! Stick Man lives in the family tree, with his Stick Lady Love and his stick children three. But one day Stick Man is separated from his family, and all he wants is to get back to them in... More Info

The Gruffalo

Campbell Books | March 1, 2010 | 26 pages
A clever mouse uses the threat of a terrifying creature to keep from being eaten by a fox, an owl, and a snake--only to have to outwit that creature as well.  More Info