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Donaldson, Julia

Works: 646 works in 2,816 publications in 36 languages and 65,439 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Drama  Picture books  Board books  Christmas stories  Big books  Textured books  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Creator, Contributor, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Narrator, Director, Translator, Performer, Author of introduction, Lithographer
Classifications: PZ8.3.D7235, [E]
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Most widely held works by Julia Donaldson
The gruffalo by Julia Donaldson( Book )

257 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 33 languages and held by 4,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clever mouse uses the threat of a terrifying creature to keep from being eaten by a fox, an owl, and a snake--only to have to outwit that creature as well
Room on the broom by Julia Donaldson( Book )

128 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 18 languages and held by 3,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witch finds room on her broom for all the animals that ask for a ride, and they repay her kindness by rescuing her from a dragon
The Gruffalo's Child by Julia Donaldson( Book )

101 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 2,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gruffalo's Child goes out to find the Big Bad Mouse she has heard so much about
The snail and the whale by Julia Donaldson( Book )

69 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 2,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanting to sail beyond its rock, a tiny snail hitches a ride on the tail of a humpback whale. Together they travel the oceans, visiting places all over the world, until one day the whale becomes stranded in a bay and it's the snail's turn to ensure the whale gets rescued
Charlie Cook's favorite book by Julia Donaldson( Book )

39 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A circular tale in which each new book character is reading about the next, beginning and ending with Charlie Cook
Stick Man by Julia Donaldson( Book )

51 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stick Man ends up far away from his family tree when he is fetched by a dog, thrown by a child, used as a snowman's arm, and even put in a fireplace, but finally Santa Claus steps in to make sure that Stick Man and his family have a joyous Christmas
What the ladybug heard by Julia Donaldson( Book )

33 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een lieveheersbeestje woont tussen allerlei boerderijdieren. Het zegt nooit een woord. Dat verandert als het ontdekt dat dieven de prijskoe willen stelen. Vierkant prentenboek met paginagrote kleurenillustraties in collagetechniek, met voelelement en tekst op rijm. Vanaf ca. 4 jaar
Where's my mom? by Julia Donaldson( Book )

55 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A butterfly helps a lost monkey find his mother
One Ted falls out of bed by Julia Donaldson( Book )

34 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a teddy bear falls out of bed, he has an exciting playtime before finally managing to get back where he started
The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson( Book )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very bad rat rides his horse along the highway stealing travelers' food, from a rabbit's clover to a spider's flies, until clever Duck introduces him to her "sister."
Superworm by Julia Donaldson( Book )

32 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superworm's bug friends attempt to free him from the clutches of Wizard Lizard who, having heard of Superworm's wondrous and heroic deeds, captures him and forces him to dig for treasure
Tabby McTat, the musical cat by Julia Donaldson( Book )

34 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred the street musician and his cat are "purr-fectly" happy, singing together all day long, until Fred gives chase to a thief and the two become separated
Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson( Book )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A duckbilled dinosaur, accidentally raised by fierce tyrannosauruses who would eat duckbills if only they could reach them, tries to be like his "family" but finally gives up, runs away, and finds a real home with others of his kind
A squash and a squeeze by Julia Donaldson( Book )

68 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'A Squash and a Squeeze' is a rhyming fable that tells of a little old lady who thinks her home is too small. A wise man tells her to take in a succession of animals so that it really is a squash in the house!
The gruffalo by Julia Donaldson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a courageous mouse goes for a stroll in the woods, he must outwit a series of predatory animals, including a fox, snake, owl, and the mighty Gruffalo
The giants and the Joneses by Julia Donaldson( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jumbeelia, an eight-year-old giant, climbs down a beanstalk and collects some "iggly plops," the little people of children's stories, she treats them like toys, unaware that she is endangering their lives
Follow the swallow by Julia Donaldson( Book )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As one creature passes it on to the next, Chack the blackbird's message to his friend Apollo the swallow undergoes major changes
The spiffiest giant in town by Julia Donaldson( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Swedish and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George the giant, known for wearing his old patched clothes, finally buys new ones, but then gives them away to some needy animals
Zog by Julia Donaldson( Book )

48 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zog is the keenest dragon in school. He's also the most accident-prone. Luckily, a mysterious little girl always comes by and patches up his bumps and bruises. But will she be able to help him with his toughest test: capturing a princess?
One mole digging a hole by Julia Donaldson( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Hebrew and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Count along as the animals lend a hand in the garden
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The gruffaloThe gruffalo
Alternative Names
Donaldson, Julia Catherine 1948-

Donaldsone, Džūlija 1948-

Julia Donaldson britische Autorin

Shields, Julia Catherine 1948-

Джулия Доналдсън

דונלדסון, ג׳וליה

דונלדסון, ג'וליה 1948-

ドナルドソン, ジューリア


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Room on the broomThe Gruffalo's ChildThe snail and the whaleCharlie Cook's favorite bookStick ManWhat the ladybug heardWhere's my mom?One Ted falls out of bed