The Scarecrows' Wedding by Julia DonaldsonThe Scarecrows' Wedding by Julia Donaldson

The Scarecrows' Wedding

byJulia DonaldsonIllustratorAxel Scheffler

Hardcover | July 29, 2014

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From the superstar team of Donaldson and Scheffler, a barnyard wedding for the ages!

Betty O'Barley and Harry O'Hay
Were scarecrows. (They scared lots of crows every day.)
Harry loved Betty, and Betty loved Harry,
So Harry said, 'Betty, my beauty, let's marry!
Let's have a wedding, the best wedding yet,
A wedding that no one will ever forget.'

And so begin the plans for the best wedding the barnyard has ever seen! The scarecrow couple sets off for a hunt round the farm for everything they need for the festivities - a big white dress, rings, wedding bells (or, at least, cow bells) . . . But when Harry's search for flowers takes him far, far away, villainous scarecrow rival Reginald Rake sees his chance to ruin this beautiful day . . . Hurry back, Harry!

A rollicking read-aloud adventure from the beloved team behind Stick Man, Superworm, and Room on the Broom.

JULIA DONALDSON has written many picture books and novels for young readers, which have earned her international acclaim. Julia Donaldson lives in Glasgow, Scotland, with her husband, Malcolm. AXEL SCHEFFLER's award-winning books include Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, and The Gruffalo. His illustrations have been publis...
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Title:The Scarecrows' WeddingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 11.41 × 10.09 × 0.39 inPublished:July 29, 2014Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545726069

ISBN - 13:9780545726061

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Editorial Reviews

Praise for The Highway Rat:* "This well-paced, rollicking tale is a guaranteed storytime treat." -School Library Journal, starred reviewPraise for Tabby McTat: The Musical Cat:"The team behind Room on the Broom pair up again in what has become a near-annual ritual of picture book perfection . . . . Impeccable rhythm and rhyme distinguish this particular tale, filled, as always, with Donaldson's exemplary humor and heart." -The New York TimesPraise for Stick Man:* "Scheffler's engaging illustrations, Donaldson's irresistible rhyming text and repeated refrains make this a winning read-aloud that will stick around long after the holiday season." -Kirkus, starred reviewPraise for A Gold Star for Zog:"Donaldson . . . is a master of witty comic rhyme and original stories with heart . . . The book gets a gold star too." -The New York Times