Cave Baby by Julia Donaldson

Cave Baby

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Emily Gravett

3+ readers   Baby and Toddler   
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Best-selling author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson has teamed up with prize-winning illustrator Emily Gravett to create a wonderfully witty story about a cheeky little Cave Baby. When the Cave Baby scribbles on the walls of his cave he is in trouble - as all babies are! Luckily, the hairy mammoth sweeps the Cave Baby off on a scary moonlit adventure before finding just the place where a creative Cave Baby can be happy!


Cave Baby by Julia Donaldson

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 ...But where are they going? And what has it to do with the baby's scribblings on the cave wall?

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the prize-winning author of the world’s most-loved picture books including What the Ladybird Heard and The Gruffalo, the latter of which has sold over 14 million copies worldwide, been translated into 50 languages and been adapted into a popular animated film. She was the UK Children’s Laureate from 2011-2013 and was awarded an MBE in 2011 for services to Literature. Julia lives in West Sussex and Edinburgh.

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32 pages


Julia Donaldson
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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

6th August 2010




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