Julia Donaldson and Friends

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  • Under 5s
  • Primary




During 2020 Julia Donaldson ran a weekly broadcast in partnership with Macmillan and Scholastic, to entertain families at home.

The author of Stickman, Snail and the Whale, Superworm, the Monkey Puzzle, and the magical Gruffalo performed stories, songs and poems, sometimes joined by guests.

On the official Gruffalo Facebook page

Some special guests include illustrators from her books, Axel Scheffler, Rebecca Cobb, Lydia Monks, David Roberts and Nick Sharratt will also feature.

Donaldson told the Bookseller: "During this very difficult time, I am glad to be able to do something useful from the confines of my home.

"I hope that my stories, songs and poems bring a little cheer to those who read them or tune in to my new weekly broadcasts. I look forward to sharing some favourites and some lesser known works with families everywhere."

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