A Pocketful of SongsRhyming
Sing, read and listen to ten fabulous songs by The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson, in this gorgeous gift book-and-CD. Julia’s fabulous songs are based on her much-loved, bestselling picture books with Axel Scheffler. The songs are every bit as irresistible as the original stories, and include many family favourites from Stick Man and Superworm to Tiddler and The Highway Rat.
Julia’s superb, witty lyrics are richly illustrated throughout with Axel Scheffler’s glorious pictures. The accompanying CD features Julia Donaldson herself performing the songs, and will have the whole family singing and clapping along. A stunning hardback gift book for the whole family to treasure Lively, funny, hugely entertaining songs that children will want to listen to again and again The book also includes music scores for piano and guitar, so schools and families can play the songs for themselves Before becoming the UK’s most celebrated writer for young children, Julia Donaldson began her career as a songwriter, creating many songs for children’s television and radio.
Julia still enjoys performing her songs when she visits schools, theatres and book festivals. Axel Scheffler is one of the world’s most celebrated illustrators. He has illustrated well over a hundred books, and has brought to life many beloved children’s characters, including The Gruffalo, Zog and Stick Man.
Many of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler bestselling picture books have been turned into award-winning animated films, which have become family favourites on the BBC every Christmas.