Squash And A Squeeze by Julia Donaldson

Squash And A Squeeze

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

3+ readers   
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For my family and me this is still one of THE best picture books ever published. This was Julia and Axel’s first collaboration and is now years later an absolute classic. Simply told through brilliant rhyming text and beautiful illustrations with each and every page exuding fun and entertainment and within it all an important message - be happy with what you have got. Fantastic.


Squash And A Squeeze by Julia Donaldson

By the creators of "The Gruffalo" and "Monkey Puzzle", this story for children from the age of three shows how the advice from a few farmyard animals and a wise old man enables a little old lady to find that her house isn't such a squash and a squeeze afterall.

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over seventy languages.

Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh.

Click here to read a Q & A with Julia.

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Pan Macmillan

Publication date

20th June 2004




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