Julia Donaldson is the UK's most successful
picture book author; her titles include the acknowledged modern
classic, THE GRUFFALO (978-0-333-71093-7), illustrated by Axel
Scheffler and the young fiction series PRINCESS MIRROR-BELLE, also
illustrated by Lydia Monks. Julia's brilliant events for children
at schools, libraries and literary festivals are always in
Lydia Monks is one of the most original picture
book artists working today. Her distinctive use of colour and
collage has won her critical acclaim and several awards, including
the Smarties Prize.
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.