Zog by Julia Donaldson


Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Baby and Toddler   3+ readers   
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Award winning author/ illustrator Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler tell a rollicking story of fire breathing dragons, sword-swishing knights and a princess with a difference. Schoolboy, Zog has a lot of learning about flying, breathing fire and princesses. Being a good boy he tries his hardest to get a coveted gold star for his efforts. But not all the hard work in the world can stop things going wrong! Luckily there’s a feisty young princess on hand who knocks all the conventions for six in the nicest possible way.


Zog by Julia Donaldson

The winner of the Galaxy National Children's Book of the Year is now available in chunky board book format, perfect for Zog's youngest fans.

Zog is the keenest, and clumsiest, dragon in school - will he ever win a golden star? The story of Zog's determination has enthralled hundreds of thousands of children since its first publication in 2010.


'The Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler dream team returns' Independent on Sunday

'My six-year-old loved it' Evening Standard

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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Board book
30 pages


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Alison Green Books an imprint of Scholastic

Publication date

4th April 2013




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