Swallows and Spiders : Follow the Swallow and Spinderella by Julia Donaldson

Swallows and Spiders : Follow the Swallow and Spinderella

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Martin Ursell, Liz Pichon

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Two stories in one! - Follow the Swallow and Spinderella - in this great bind-up of two titles, perfect for children bridging the gap between picture books and chapter books. It's part of Egmont's highly sought after and hugely respected Blue Bananas series. Plenty of colour illustrations on every spread and integrated with the text. To view more Blue Bananas titles click here.


Swallows and Spiders : Follow the Swallow and Spinderella by Julia Donaldson

Follow the Swallow - Chack the blackbird needs to get a message to his friend, Apollo the Swallow. But Apollo is far away in Africa. Somebody needs to follow that swallow!

Spinderella - Spinderella the spider longs to learn about numbers, but everyone thinks she’s silly. Luckily her Hairy Godmother has a plan...


Praise for Spinderella:

"An engaging story, with facts and activities about football, counting and halving." - Best Book Guide

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.

Author photo © Alex Rumford

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Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont Childrens Books

Publication date

2nd January 2012




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