Julia Donaldson is a top selling author of children’s books with over 65 million books sold worldwide. Among her greatest successes are The Gruffalo, Monkey Puzzle, Room on the Broom, Stick Man, What the Ladybird Heard adventures and Princess Mirror Belle. Julia’s books have been translated into over 72 languages and are loved by millions all over the world.
Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognizable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. He is the illustrator of some of the world’s best-loved picture books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide.
Here are some activities based on books by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler:
Lydia Monks is one of the most original and bestselling picture book artists working today. Lydia illustrates several bestselling series including the What the Ladybird Heard adventures and Princess Mirror-Belle, written by Julia Donaldson. Her distinctive use of colour and collage has won her critical acclaim and several awards, including the Royal Mail Scottish Children’s Book Award, the Stockport Children’s Book Award and multiple nominations for the Kate Greenaway Medal.
Here are some activities based on books by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: