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Room on the Broom Sound Book

Written by Julia Donaldson

Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

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Room on the Broom Sound Book Review

Activity and Puzzle books Books for Babies and Toddlers Books of the Month Fantasy / Magical Featured Books for 3+ readers Featured Books for 5+ readers Stories about Animals

An all-time favourite made even more appealing with magical sounds

September 2019 Book of the Month

Room on the Broom, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s story of a kind-hearted witch is now recognised as a modern classic, a book that should be in every little child’s collection. With its rhyme and repetition, jolly cast of characters and wonderfully satisfying ending, it can hardly be bettered – except that here it can, because as well as the story and the pictures and the rhyme, there are also sound buttons so that children can join in and croak with the frog, woof with the dog and ‘whoosh’ with the broom. One to share for Hallowe’en or indeed any night of the year.

Andrea Reece

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Room on the Broom Sound Book Synopsis

Press the twelve sound buttons in the pages of the story to make Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's classic tale Room on the Broom come alive. Listen to the witch cackle and the cat purr. Hear the tap of the witch's wand and the whoosh of her broomstick in this interactive story sound book.

The ideal gift for all fans of Room on the Broom, it is also the perfect introduction to this family favourite. The witch and her cat fly happily over forests, rivers and mountains on their broomstick until a stormy wind blows away the witch's hat, hair bow and wand. Luckily, they are retrieved by a dog, a bird and a frog, who are all keen for a ride on the broom. It's a case of the more, the merrier, but the broomstick isn't used to such a heavy load and it's not long before . . . SNAP! It breaks in two! And with a greedy dragon looking for a snack, the witch's animal pals need to think fast.

A brilliantly funny story of quick wits and friendship, Room on the Broom is another smash hit from the unparalleled picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo.

Room on the Broom Sound Book Press Reviews

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler have come up with another gem . . . We loved it. - Independent

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ISBN: 9781529000870
Publication date: 05/09/2019
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781529000870
Publication date: 13/09/2012
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781529000870
Publication date: 5th September 2019
Author: Julia Donaldson
Illustrator: Axel Scheffler
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers, 5+ readers
Genres: Puzzles / Activities, Fantasy / Magical, Animals
Recommendations: Books of the Month

About 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 Gruffalo and 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 ...

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