Goat Goes to Playgroup by Julia Donaldson

Goat Goes to Playgroup

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Nick Sharratt

Baby and Toddler   Books of the Month   3+ readers   
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Playgroup has begun. Time to have some fun. A comforting story for any child starting at, or already attending, a playgroup. Perfect for reading aloud, even the youngest toddler will enjoy Goat's antics.


Goat Goes to Playgroup by Julia Donaldson

There's a commotion in the classroom as Goat and the other animals spend the day at playgroup. The musical instruments and the dressing up box are lots of fun, but oh dear! Goat gets into a muddle or two. Luckily, it's not long before everything is all better.


Praise for other books by Julia Donaldson and Nick Sharratt:

“A perfect marriage of words to pictures” The Independent on Sunday

“It's another winner” Evening Standard

"There are jokes aplenty... Sharratt's uncluttered use of the page gives room for the build up of the numbers to have a clear visual effect." The Guardian

"This book will animate, engage and stimulate babies and have nursery classes jumping about with noisy enthusiasm." The Sunday Times

"the perfect way to tire out lively toddlers… It’s timeless, irresistible and will encourage our youngest readers to be book-lovers for ever." The Bookseller

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.

Click here to read a Q & A with Julia.

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Book Info


32 pages
Interest Age: 2+


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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

3rd February 2012




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