listen to a brand new song written and performed by the much-loved author of the gruffalo, julia donaldson, to accompany her new book for little ones, there's an owl in my towel.

there's an owl in my towel is a beautiful and engaging lift-the-flap board book from julia and award-winning illustrator rebecca cobb, the creators of the bestselling the paper dolls. it’s tricky to have breakfast when there’s a mole in you bowl, or go for a stroll when there’s a lamb in your pram! lift the flaps as five animals surprise one little baby throughout his day.

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julia donaldson

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 the modern classic the gruffalo, which has sold over 5 million copies worldwide.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. 


rebecca cobb

rebecca cobb is one of the most talented names in picture books.since graduating from falmouth college of arts in 2004 she has published a  number of well-received books with macmillan, including the heart-breakingly beautiful missing mummy and the critically acclaimed aunt amelia. twice shortlisted for the cilip kate greenaway medal, rebecca won the waterstones' children's book prize in 2013 for her brilliant book lunchtime.  in addition to working on her own books and collaborating with the  inimitable julia donaldson on books like the bestselling the paper dolls, rebecca illustrates stories  written by richard curtis for puffin. rebecca lives in falmouth with her  husband and young daughter. 

look inside there's an owl in my towel . . .