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 Sharing a Shell, the bestselling smash-hit What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over sixty languages.
Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle series 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.
Download and print these What The Ladybird Heard dominoes
Can you help Cave Baby paint his wall and do a dot-to-dot?
Download and colour in this Gruffalo birthday card and dot-to-dot for your friends.
In the Princess Mirror-Belle activity pack, you can draw your own princess self, spot the difference and help Ellen find all the words in the word search.
Download and print this Toddle Waddle spot the difference activity sheet
Is there a special birthday coming up? Download and colour this Gruffalo birthday card.
Listen to a brand new song written and performed by Julia Donaldson, the perfect accompaniment to the book.
Listen to Julia Donaldson's wonderful There's an Owl in My Towel song, the perfect accompaniment to the book.
The much anticipated sequel to the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard.
On 11 November 2013, we broke the Guinness World Records title for the LONGEST chain of paper dolls. Our chain was made up of 45,282 dolls and was 4549.7 metres long. That's almost two kilometres longer than the previous world record-holding chain! It's the same as 80,000 jelly babies lai...
Have some Halloween fun with these fantastic Room on the Broom activity sheets
Colour, play and learn with these Tyrannosaurus Drip activities.
Colour and play with The Singing Mermaid.
Peter's dog Nell has an amazing sense of smell. So who better to have on hand when they arrive one morning to discover that the school's books have all disappeared! Can you help Detective Dog Nell Detective Dog Nell sniff out the culprit?
Macmillan Children’s Books is delighted to announce their official World Book Day UK £1 book – Princess Mirror-Belle and Snow White by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks.
A Gruffalo-themed recipe for adults and children to make together from Julia Donaldson's fun-packed cookery book Gruffalo Crumble and Other Recipes.
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