Julia Donaldson is the 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. Axel Scheffler is the illustrator of some of the world's best-loved picture books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child. In addition to his picture books, Axel illustrates wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Tickle Book and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes.
The picture book of the season. * The Bookseller *
Both the words and the illustrations are full of fun and jokes . . . above all, it proves that reading is irresistible. * Sunday Times *
A glorious celebration of books and reading * Scotsman *