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One of my PGCE tutors recently began her introduction to the world of children’s literature by spinning the saddest of yarns. She told the tale of a gift and a talent for reading, of being led at an early age away from the comfort of picture books and into a new world of…chapter books ! 997 more words

Book Review

Tiddler - Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Reviewed by Starflight (5)

This book is about a fish called Tiddler. He’s always late for school because he’s always going on an adventure. Tiddler rides on a seahorse, dives with a dolphin and when Miss Skate calls out the register, still no Tiddler in class! 57 more words

Picture Books

The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat by Julia Donaldson

Published: 2013
 Puffin Books
Illustrator: Charlotte Voake
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover Picture Book
★   ★   ★   ★  – 4 Stars

The Owl and the Pussy-cat sailed away In a beautiful blue balloon . 389 more words

4 Stars

Storytime: Superworm

Year: 2012
Author: Julia Donaldson
Illustrator: Axel Scheffler

Superworm is super-long.
Superworm is super-strong.
Watch him wiggle! See him squirm!
Hip, hip, hooray for SUPERWORM! 25 more words



Another lovely book by Julia Donalson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt, with the bonus of using sign language.

When I was young, I had a friend who was partially deaf, however her condition seemed to worsen as time went on. 381 more words

Surrey Libraries

Book List for Really Little Kids 0-2

We consume books at a fast rate in our house and the titles below are well and truly tested on our two children. The eldest is an avid reader and has always liked sitting with book or youngest happy if there is nothing else to do, but would rather explore turning pages as suppose to looking at pictures. 340 more words


Frog and Toad – the Complete Collection, by Arnold Lobel with foreword by Julia Donaldson

Hardback, HarperCollins, £19.99, out now

First published in the 1970s, Lobel’s Frog and Toad short stories are remembered with affection by many children of that period, including me. 277 more words