Julia Donaldson

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About Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved children's books, and was the 2011-2013 Children's Laureate. Her picture books include the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard and What the Ladybird Heard Next. 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. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh.

Recent activity

4 months ago

Out now! The Woolly Bear Caterpillar by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Yuval Zommer. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Yuval Zommer

4 months ago

Out now! Who's at the Zoo? A What the Ladybird Heard Book by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Lydia Monks. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks

5 months ago

Out now! The Hospital Dog by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Sara Ogilvie

5 months ago

Out now! Cat's Cookbook by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

7 months ago

Out now! The Gruffalo and Friends Outdoor Activity Book by Julia Donaldson and Christine Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson, Christine Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

7 months ago

Out now! What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Lydia Monks. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks

8 months ago

Out now! The What the Ladybird Heard Play: World Book Day 2021 by Julia Donaldson,. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson

8 months ago

Out now! Tales from Acorn Wood Make and Do Book by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

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