Released on 16 June 2016.

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Room on the Broom

Book and CD Pack

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For ages 3-5
4.43 based on 10990 ratings & 638 reviews on Goodreads.com

Synopsis

How the cat purred and how the witch grinned,
As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind.

A special book and CD edition of the bestselling Room on the Broom, a very funny story of quick wits and friendship from the unparalleled picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo.

The witch and her cat fly happily over forests, rivers and mountains on their broomstick until a stormy wind blows away the witch's hat, bow and wand. Luckily, they are retrieved by a dog, a bird and a frog, who are all keen for a ride on the broom. It's a case of the more, the merrier, but the broomstick isn't used to such a heavy load and it's not long before . . . SNAP! It breaks in two! And with a greedy dragon looking for a snack, the witch's animal pals better think fast.

Room on the Broom Book and CD Pack features the classic story with a stunning redesigned cover and finish, and a story CD read aloud by actress and comedienne Josie Lawrence, making it a must-have addition to the bookshelves of all Donaldson and Scheffler fans – big and small!

Other available book and CD packs with redesigned covers are: The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, The Snail and the Whale, The Smartest Giant in Town, Monkey Puzzle, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, and A Squash and a Squeeze.

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Rabbit can't read it all yet, but she definitely finds the new version more approachable and I think the series will be really useful to her as her reading skills develop. And Tiddler was keen to read it too. At first he had a look and said, "Hmm, I don't know all the words...", but then he decided not to let that stop him and sat happily reading the story to himself for several minutes.
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