Let's Read! A Squash and a Squeeze by Julia Donaldson
  

Synopsis

Let's Read! A Squash and a Squeeze by Julia Donaldson

The complete story and original illustrations of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's bestselling picture book, A Squash and a Squeeze, have been specially re-designed into a smaller early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy consultant, Let's Read! A Squash and a Squeeze offers children a natural next step on from picture books to support them as they grow in reading confidence. The little old lady's house is far too small. So the wise old man tells her to squeeze in a crowd of farm animals. She'll be amazed how big her house feels when she pushes them out again! This is a great series which, by using well-loved stories, will encourage young children to become enthusiastic, independent readers. - Dr Fiona Maine, Lecturer in Literacy Education, University of Cambridge There are sixteen titles available in this series, including The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard, Hamilton's Hats, Cats Ahoy!, The Princess and the Pig and Monsters: An Owner's Guide.

Reviews

The story is brilliant for reading aloud, and seems to be just as appealing to nine year olds as to three year olds. http://www.caterpillartales.co.uk/a-squash-and-a-squeeze/

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.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5

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

2nd January 2014

ISBN

9781447236948


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