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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What the Ladybird Heard Next

What the Ladybird Heard Next

Use Julia Donaldson's sequel to the popular book about a heroic ladybird with the children in your classroom. Try some of our cross-curricular teaching ideas and learning activities!

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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 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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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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The Flying Bath

The Flying Bath

Explore our free teaching ideas and activities for The Flying Bath by Julia Donaldson. Try them out with your class!

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Charlie Cook's Favourite Book

Charlie Cook's Favourite Book

Use Julia Donaldson's wonderful story "Charlie Cook's Favourite Book" as the starting point for different cross-curricular activities in your lessons.

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The Snail and the Whale

The Snail and the Whale

Need teaching ideas for The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson? We have a super collection of activities and free downloads. You are sure to find some inspiration!

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Stick Man

Stick Man

Explore our free teaching ideas and activities for Julia Donaldson's popular book Stick Man. Try them with the children in your classroom today!

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A Squash and a Squeeze

A Squash and a Squeeze

''Wise old man, won't you help me, please? My house is a squash and squeeze.''

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The Singing Mermaid

The Singing Mermaid

Use Julia Donaldson’s book The Singing Mermaid as the starting point for learning in your classroom with our free teaching ideas and activities.