Room On The Broom and other songs by Julia Donaldson
  

Room On The Broom and other songs

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

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A book of nine songs and music together with an accompanying CD including her most famous Room on the Broom.

Julia may well be one of the UK’s best-loved picture book authors but she is also a very talented song writer and singer as is shown by this wonderful volume that includes piano accompaniment and guitar chords for each score. This will ensure that even the most reluctant toddler will be hooked on the hilariously funny rhymes and appealing characters from a good witch and a bad dragon to a dog and a frog.

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Synopsis

Room On The Broom and other songs by Julia Donaldson

A witch and her cat fly over forests, rivers and mountains on their broomstick until a stormy wind blows away the witch's hat, bow and wand. They are retrieved by a dog, a bird and a frog, but each animal asks for a ride and the broom snaps and they tumble into a bog and meet a greedy dragon!

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffaloand The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs – and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was Children’s Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with an MBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback

Author

Julia Donaldson
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Author's Website

www.juliadonaldson.co.uk/

Publisher

Pan Macmillan

Publication date

21st September 2001

ISBN

9781405053662

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