Tag Archives: Julia Donaldson

“What the ladybird heard….”

We are great fans of Julia Donaldson and one of our favourites that she is has written is “What the ladybird heard”. Julia has gone on to write “What the ladybird heard NEXT” and soon to be released “What the … Continue reading

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“Spinderella” a counting book by Julia Donaldson

“Spinderella” is a story about a young spider called “Spinderella” who lives in a school with her family. Spinderella is passionate about football. Spinderella wants to count so she can know how many flies they are eating and more importantly so she … Continue reading

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My top 5 minibeast picture books!

We love reading books about Minibeasts especially this time of the year when we are out in the garden and spotting different insects. Superworm – Julia Donaldson (for more book share and craft ideas click here). The crunching munching caterpillar- … Continue reading

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Stick Man, Stick Man beware of the dog!!!

Stick Man by Julia Donaldson is firmly in my top ten children’s picture books! It is a wonderful story and as with all Julia Donaldson books it has that wonderful rhythm which is just a pleasure to read. Alex Scheffler’s … Continue reading

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Hip, hip, horray for Superworm!

Superworm by Julia Donaldson is a favourite in this house! Superworm is definitely super, saving baby toads, providing entertainment for bees and saving a drowning beetle! Unfortunately there is a wizard lizard who make Superworm look for treasure, lucky Superworm’s … Continue reading

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“The paper dolls” by Julia Donaldson, very sweet story!

We read “The paper dolls” by Julia Donaldson in the library. It is a lovely sweet story of a little girl who made paper dolls, she gives each doll a name. The dolls go on a fantasy journey around the … Continue reading

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Updated: My top 10 picture books!

Over a year ago I wrote a list of my top favourite picture books. I thought it might be fun to do a top ten but it was actually rather hard so many wonderful books and I thought my list may change … Continue reading

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