Julia Donaldson

Julia Catherine Donaldson is an English writer and playwright, best known as author of The Gruffalo and other children's books, many illustrated by Axel Scheffler.

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The Scarecrows' Wedding

The Scarecrows' Wedding

If your children are reading The Scarecrows' Wedding by Julia Donaldson, take a look at our long list of cross-curricular teaching ideas and activities!

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Julia Donaldson Banner

Julia Donaldson Banner

A classroom display banner showing the name and books of children's author Julia Donaldson.

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Julia Donaldson Fact Cards

Julia Donaldson Fact Cards

Do you want to find out more about the popular children's author, Julia Donaldson? Our fact cards share twenty facts about her life and her books. 

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The Princess and the Wizard

The Princess and the Wizard

"The princess may try seven times to escape By changing her colour and changing her shape."

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Night Monkey Day Monkey

Night Monkey Day Monkey

Night Monkey and Day Monkey don't think they have much in common. But when they each spend time in the other's opposite worlds, they learn a lot. And they also learn to be the best of friends.

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What the Ladybird Heard

What the Ladybird Heard

"Oink!" said the cats . . . With all the MOOing and HISSing and BAAAing and CLUCKing, the farmyard is full of noise.

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The Gruffalo's Child

The Gruffalo's Child

Use the Gruffalo's Child as the starting point for learning in your classroom with our collection of free teaching ideas and activities for children!

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Jack and the Flum Flum Tree

Jack and the Flum Flum Tree

Jack's Granny is sick with a bad case of the moozles! And the only cure is the fruit of the fantastic flumflum tree which grows on the faraway Isle of Blowyernose.

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Tiddler: The Story-Telling Fish

Tiddler: The Story-Telling Fish

Use Julia Donaldson's book about a story-telling fish as the starting point for learning in your classroom. Explore our collection of free teaching ideas and classroom activities!

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The Flying Bath

The Flying Bath

When everyone has left the house in the morning, the bath toys spring into action and head off on exciting adventures in their magical flying bath!