The Paper Dolls World Record Edition by Julia Donaldson


The Paper Dolls World Record Edition by Julia Donaldson

Find out how the story of a string of paper dolls and their fantastical adventures inspired thousands of children from all over the world to break a world record! In November 2013, over four and a half kilometres of paper dolls were joined together to make the longest ever chain. The Paper Dolls World Record Edition is full of facts and photos, as well as the breathtakingly beautiful story that started it all. This stunning, rhythmical tale of childhood, memory and the power of imagination from Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, is illustrated by the talented Rebecca Cobb, winner of the Waterstones Picture Book Prize.


Gets richer every time you look at it ... a book that works like magic Sunday Times Wonderful ... beautifully drawn Guardian

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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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

13th March 2014



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