Julia Donaldson is one of the UK’s most popular children’s authors. In addition to the modern classic, THE GRUFFALO (0 333 71093 2), her most recent collaborations with Axel Scheffler include THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE (0 333 98224 X) and THE GRUFFALO’S CHILD (1 405 02046 6). Julia is also the author of the young fiction series, PRINCESS MIRROR-BELLE, and is much in demand for her brilliant events for children at schools, libraries and literary festivals.
Julia Donaldson is one of the UK''s best-loved children''s authors. Her award-winning collaborations with Axel Scheffler include the modern classic The Gruffalo and its irresistible sequel The Gruffalo''s Child. Julia also writes children''s plays and songs, and runs regular storytelling workshops. She lives in Glasgow with her husband, Malcolm, and their family.
Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator in the world of children''s books, and has created many bestsellers including the award-winning THE GRUFFALO and its irresistible sequel THE GRUFFALO''S CHILD. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives in London where he works in a studio overlooking a quiet garden populated by birds and foxes.