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Audiobooks by Julia Donaldson

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  4. Written in Blood Audiobook Written in Blood
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  5. The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me B Audiobook The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me B
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  6. The Last Widow Audiobook The Last Widow
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  7. Daughters of Cornwall Audiobook Daughters of Cornwall
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  8. How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?: Essays on Modern Life Audiobook How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?: Essays on Modern Life
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  9. The Facilitator Audiobook The Facilitator
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  10. The Lying Life of Adults Audiobook The Lying Life of Adults
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The Go-Away Bird Audiobook

The Go-Away Bird

Author: Julia Donaldson Narrator: Noma Dumezweni Release Date: September 2020

A gorgeous story about friendship and working together, perfect for listening to in the car, at home, at bedtime – and any time at all! ‘The Go-Away bird sat up in her nest, With her fine grey wings and her fine grey crest.’ One by one, the other birds fly into her tree, wanting to talk or to play, but the Go-Away bird just shakes her head and sends them all away. But then the dangerous Get-You bird comes along, and she soon realizes that she might need some friends after all . . . The Go-Away Bird is a brilliant rhyming story from Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, and the award-winning Catherine Rayner. A charming story about the power of friendship from a thrilling creative partnership, this wonderful audio edition is read by Noma Dumezweni and features a read-along track – perfect for listening to together.

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Hippo Has a Hat Audiobook

Hippo Has a Hat

Author: Julia Donaldson Narrator: Michael Fenton Stevens Release Date: September 2020

A fantastic rhyming animal story, perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime – or any time at all! There's chaos in the clothes shop when the animals go on a glorious shopping spree. Zebra's zip is stuck and Toad's tracksuit is far too big, but Flamingo finds a stylish bag, and Caterpillar's shoes are really cool. Even the smallest toddler will enjoy the wonderfully silly animal antics in this story, so join in the fun – you've never seen a fashion show like it! Hippo Has a Hat is a brilliant rhyming story from the favourite preschool partnership of Julia Donaldson and Nick Sharratt. Read by Michael Fenton Stevens and featuring a read-along track, this audio edition of the story is sure to delight toddlers everywhere!

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The Gruffalo and Other Stories Audiobook

The Gruffalo and Other Stories

Author: Julia Donaldson Narrator: Imelda Staunton, Jim Carter, Steven Pacey Release Date: August 2020

A brilliant collection of bestselling stories from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, read aloud by stars Imelda Staunton, Jim Carter and Steven Pacey – perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime or any time at all! Go 'Grrrr . . .' with the Gruffalo, sing along with the Smartest Giant, help Monkey search for his mum and see if the little old lady can make some room in her house! The Gruffalo and Other Stories is brilliantly performed by well-known actors Imelda Staunton, Jim Carter and Steven Pacey, as well as by the author herself, Julia Donaldson. Each story also has a song and sound effects, with a total running time of an hour. Perfect for listening to at home or to brighten up a car journey with the much-loved creations of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. This fantastic collection includes four stories: The Gruffalo, A Squash and a Squeeze, The Smartest Giant in Town and Monkey Puzzle.

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The Snail and the Whale and Other Stories Audiobook

The Snail and the Whale and Other Stories

Author: Julia Donaldson Narrator: Imelda Staunton, Josie Lawrence, Steven Pacey Release Date: August 2020

A brilliant collection of bestselling stories from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, read aloud by stars Josie Lawrence, Steven Pacey and Imelda Staunton – perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime or any time at all! Travel the world with the little snail and the humpback whale, soar through the sky with the witch and her animal friends, join the Gruffalo's Child as she searches for the mysterious Big Bad Mouse, and enjoy the world inside a book with Charlie Cook! The Snail and the Whale and Other Stories is brilliantly performed by well-known actors Josie Lawrence, Steven Pacey and Imelda Staunton, and each story also has a song and sound effects, with a total running time of an hour. Perfect for listening to at home or to brighten up a car journey with the much-loved creations of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. This fantastic collection includes four stories: The Snail and the Whale, Room on the Broom, The Gruffalo's Child and Charlie Cook's Favourite Book.

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What the Ladybird Heard Adventures Audiobook

What the Ladybird Heard Adventures

Author: Julia Donaldson Narrator: Alexander Armstrong Release Date: July 2020

Meet everyone's favourite crime-busting ladybird in this collection of four brilliantly funny stories from the bestselling What the Ladybird Heard series, read by Alexander Armstrong – perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime or any time at all! Join in the fun with the clever little ladybird as she thwarts the cunning plans of two greedy thieves, Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len, time and time again. From a plot to steal the farmer's fine prize cow to a wicked plan to take the Queen's crown jewels, it's up to the tiniest, quietest creature of all to save the day. Featuring a cast of much-loved farmyard and zoo animals, sea creatures and even a magical mermaid, these fantastic rhyming stories from the stellar picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks are perfect for listening to together. Brought to life for audio by Alexander Armstrong and including the What the Ladybird Heard Song, music and sound effects, The What the Ladybird Heard Adventures is a must-have audio collection. Includes four bestselling stories together on one CD: What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next, What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday and What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside.

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Sugarlump and the Unicorn and Other Stories Audiobook

Sugarlump and the Unicorn and Other Stories

Packed full of magic and adventure, this collection of seven fantastic stories from the creators of the bestselling What the Ladybird Heard series, is perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime or any time at all! Join in the adventure with Sugarlump the rocking horse when a unicorn grants his every wish, help the Singing Mermaid escape the circus and return to her seaside home, join Josephine and her extraordinary new shoes for an action-packed adventure, and much more! This magical collection features seven much-loved stories from the bestselling picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of What the Ladybird Heard. With lively performances from Julian Clary, Noma Dumezweni, Lauren Laverne, Joanna Page, Imelda Staunton, David Tennant and Sophie Thompson, and including the Sugarlump and the Unicorn Song, music and sound effects, Sugarlump and the Unicorn and Other Stories is a must-have audio collection, perfect for listening to together. This fantastic collection includes seven bestselling stories: Sugarlump and the Unicorn, The Singing Mermaid, Sharing a Shell, The Rhyming Rabbit, The Princess and the Wizard, The Girl the Bear and the Magic Shoes and Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox.

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What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside Audiobook

What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside

Author: Julia Donaldson Narrator: Alexander Armstrong Release Date: April 2020

With a cast of wonderful sea creatures – including a magical mermaid – and plenty of seaside fun, this brilliant rhyming adventure is perfect for listening to in the car, at home, at bedtime – or at any time at all! The clever little ladybird is off on a trip to the seaside, but those two bad men, Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len, are also back and they're up to their wicked ways again. This time they're planning to steal the mermaid's long, luscious hair and sell it to a famous star . . . luckily, the crime-busting ladybird has another cunning plan to stop the thieves! What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside is a fantastically funny rhyming adventure from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. This audio edition is read by Alexander Armstrong and includes a read-along track – perfect for listening to together. Enjoy other What the Ladybird Heard adventures: What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next and What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday.

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One Mole Digging A Hole Audiobook

One Mole Digging A Hole

Author: Julia Donaldson Narrator: Michael Fenton Stevens Release Date: April 2020

This brilliantly funny animal counting story is perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime – or any time at all! All the animals are busy lending a hand in the garden in this lively numbers book! The parrots are pulling up carrots, the bears are picking pears and a swarm of bees are pruning the trees with their miniature shears. One Mole Digging a Hole is a fantastic rhyming counting story from the favourite preschool partnership of Julia Donaldson and Nick Sharratt. With plenty to giggle at, counting – or gardening – has never been so much fun! This brilliant audio edition of the story is read by Michael Fenton Stevens and features a read-along track.

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The Paper Dolls Audiobook

The Paper Dolls

Author: Julia Donaldson Narrator: Lauren Laverne Release Date: March 2020

A stunning, lyrical story of childhood, memory and the power of imagination, perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime – or at any time at all! A string of paper dolls go on a fantastical adventure through the house and out into the garden. They soon escape the clutches of the toy dinosaur and the snapping jaws of the oven-glove crocodile, but then a very real pair of scissors threatens . . . The Paper Dolls is a beautiful and evocative story from Julia Donaldson and Rebecca Cobb, the talented creative partnership behind The Everywhere Bear. This audio edition features a fantastic reading of the story by Lauren Laverne, and a read-along track.

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Chocolate Mousse for Greedy Goose Audiobook

Chocolate Mousse for Greedy Goose

Author: Julia Donaldson Narrator: Michael Fenton Stevens Release Date: March 2020

Join in the fun at this delicious dinner party, where good manners aren't on the menu! Perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime – or any time at all! Duck won't eat his carrots. Moth's eating the cloth, and Sheep would rather sleep than wash the dishes. Thank goodness some of the animals know how to behave. Even the smallest toddler will enjoy the wonderfully silly animal antics in this story – you've never been to a dinner party like it! Chocolate Mousse for Greedy Goose is a brilliant funny rhyming story from the favourite preschool partnership of Julia Donaldson and Nick Sharratt. Read by Michael Fenton Stevens and featuring a read-along track, this audio edition of the story is sure to delight toddlers everywhere!

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The Troll: Book and CD Pack Audiobook

The Troll: Book and CD Pack

Author: Julia Donaldson Narrator: Alex Jennings Release Date: November 2019

A laugh-out-loud pirate adventure, perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime - or any time at all! The Troll longs for a juicy goat to eat - but he's stuck with boring old fish for supper. Bother! Meanwhile, Hank Chief and his pirate crew love fish, but without a decent recipe their slimy, soggy dinner is even worse. If only they could find their buried treasure and pay for a ship's cook . . . but it seems they've sailed to the wrong island. Again. Join in the fun as two very different worlds collide in The Troll, a gloriously comic story from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and David Roberts, the creators of the highly acclaimed Tyrannosaurus Drip. This fantastic audio edition, read by Alex Jennings, features a read-along track and a fun song. Enjoy other stories by Julia Donaldson and David Roberts: Tyrannosaurus Drip, Jack and the Flumflum Tree, The Flying Bath and The Cook and the King.

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The Flying Bath: Book and CD Pack Audiobook

The Flying Bath: Book and CD Pack

Author: Julia Donaldson Narrator: Justin Fletcher Release Date: November 2019

A fantastic bathtime adventure from the stellar picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and David Roberts - perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime, or any time at all! When everyone has left the house in the morning, the bath toys spring into action and head off on exciting adventures in their magical flying bath! From giving a muddy piglet a shower to putting out a fire for a frightened baboon, they have water at the ready for any emergency - but they're always home for the children's bathtime at the end of the day. With simple rhyming text, this playful and adventurous story is brought to life in this audio edition, read by Justin Fletcher. Enjoy other stories by Julia Donaldson and David Roberts: The Troll, Jack and the Flumflum Tree, Tyrannosaurus Drip and The Cook and the King.

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