Crazy Mayonnaisy Mum by Julia Donaldson
  

Crazy Mayonnaisy Mum

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Nick Sharratt

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A wonderful collection of poems from the much-loved creator of The Gruffalo, all of them perfect for reading aloud. There are funny poems (lots of those as you’d expect) and nonsense rhymes as well as story poems and quieter poems to get you thinking too. Nick Sharratt has great fun with the illustrations and Vera Victoria Vines, dressed up to the nines, is a particular treat, as is the crazy, mayonnaisy mum serving up ice cream with baked beans, and golden syrup with sardines! Julia Donaldson’s delight in poetry and the sound of words comes through on every page and is utterly contagious. ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

Crazy Mayonnaisy Mum by Julia Donaldson

Crazy Mayonnaisy Mum is packed with all sorts of poems and rhymes including a sequence of number rhymes, action rhymes, noisy rhymes and more thoughtful pieces too.

Noisy Garden

If tigerlilies and dandelions growled,

And cowslips mooed, and dogroses howled,

And snapdragons roared and catmint miaowed,

My garden would be extremely loud.

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffaloand The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs – and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was Children’s Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with an MBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
112 pages
Interest Age: From 7 to 11 years

Author

Julia Donaldson
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

30th July 2015

ISBN

9781447293224

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