The Gruffalo's Child Song and Other Songs by Julia Donaldson
  

The Gruffalo's Child Song and Other Songs

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Baby and Toddler   
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Baby and Toddlers. Hardback and CD Audio. Children’s Laureate Julia Donaldson’s third wonderful song book is packed full of the words and music for a host of songs including one for the Gruffalo’s Child to sing a part on their own – very suitable for children – and an excellent song for the Stick Man, another of Donaldson/ Scheffler’s creations. All the songs are fully illustrated with their well loved characters while the accompanying CD helps everyone to sing along.

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The Gruffalo's Child Song and Other Songs by Julia Donaldson

The Gruffalo's Child returns with her very own song to introduce a truly monster musical session! As well as being the UK's most successful picture book author and the 2011-2013 Children's Laureate, Julia Donaldson is a gifted songwriter for children. This volume contains nine of her best-loved songs, including The Gruffalo's Child, Nut Tree and The World Inside a Book, as well as a number of other fun-filled action songs, all of which have been wonderfully illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Each score includes piano accompaniment and guitar chords.

The songs will be familiar to anyone who has heard them on TV or radio, or enjoyed one of Julia's hugely popular live performances. Now everyone can sing along!

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.

Click here to read a Q & A with Julia.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback

Author

Julia Donaldson
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Author's Website

www.juliadonaldson.co.uk/

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

7th October 2011

ISBN

9780230758759

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