As well as being the UK's most successful picture book author, Julia Donaldson is a gifted songwriter for children. This volume includes nine of her best-loved songs. The songs will be familiar to anyone who has heard them on TV or radio or enjoyed one of Julia's hugely popular live performances. All nine songs are sung by the author. Now everyone can sing along!
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler are a prize-winning team and the creators of many best-selling books for Macmillan. Julia was a songwriter before becoming an author, and music continues to play an important part in her life. She is a frequent and hugely popular performer in schools, libraries and at all major literary festivals, where she creates her own music magic. Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator within the children's book world, and has created many bestsellers, including the award-winning Room on the Broom. His bright humorous illustrations are a perfect complement to Julia's lively songs.