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The Giants and the Joneses - Julia Donaldson

The Giants and the Joneses

By: Julia Donaldson, Paul Hess (Illustrator)

Paperback Published: 1st January 2011
ISBN: 9781405207607
Number Of Pages: 208

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An immensely charming adventure story from the new Children's Laureate Every giant knows beanstalks and little persons don't exist. Almost every giant, anyway...

When Jumbeelia's curiosity leads her to a real-live bimplestonk at the edgeland of Groil and down, down, down into Colette, Stephen and Poppy's lives, the children find themselves in BIG trouble!

How will the three iggly plops ever get home.

About the Author

Julia Donaldson is the bestselling, award-winning, former children's laureate. She is best-known for The Gruffalo which has been adapted on stage. For Egmont, she has written Follow the Swallow, Night Monkey Day Monkey, Spinderella, Swallows and Spideres, The Giants and the Joneses and Running on the Crack' .

Industry Reviews

"An exciting story with a subtle message about respect and cooperation."-"School Library Journal" "Whether read aloud or alone, this British import has an effervescent sincerity that makes it both enjoyable and memorable."-"The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books" "The Giants and the Joneses had humour, suspense and an invented language that enthralled me.""-The Evening Standard "(London)"" "Children will love this miniaturised adventure . . . it's set to be a giant hit.""-The Herald "(England)

ISBN: 9781405207607
ISBN-10: 1405207604
Audience: Children
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1st January 2011
Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 13.1 x 19.8  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised

Julia Donaldson

About the Author

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved children's books, and was the 2011-2013 Children's Laureate. Her picture books include the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 5 million copies worldwide. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Miior-Belle series illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs -- and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh.

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