We're just tickled to host Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom,The Gruffalo's Child, and so many more (over 100!). She literally comes to us direct from England on Tuesday, April 18, at 7 pm for The Giant Jumperee, the day it's published. Julia was the U.K. Children's Laureate for 2011-2013. Just who is the GJ who's got Rabbit and his friends scared? With illustrations from the award-winning Helen Oxenbury, we can't wait to see what it looks like. Julia's lively verse will make this a read-aloud favorite. Ages 3+. We hear there'll be a bit of music, too!
Signing line ticket event - receive a ticket for the after-program signing line with the QRB purchase of The Giant Jumperee. (You may, of course, pre-order it long before event day. In fact, we recommend it.) Julia will sign her older books as well.
Can’t make it? To request a signed or personalized copy, call 919-828-1588 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org (at least 48 hours in advance for email) to check availability.
The witch and her cat are happily flying through the sky on a broomstick when the wind picks up and blows away the witch's hat, then her bow, and then her wand Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items, and all they want in return is a ride on the broom. But is there room on the broom for so many friends?
A mouse is taking a stroll through the deep, dark wood when along comes a hungry fox, then an owl, and then a snake. The mouse is good enough to eat but smart enough to know this, so he invents . . .
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler team up again to create this funny and adorable sequel to The Gruffalo. One night, the Gruffalo's child wanders into the woods to search for the Big Bad Mouse. But instead, she comes upon a small mouse in the woods . . . and decides to eat him But wait, what is that? A shadow of a very large, scary creature falls on the ground.
The Owl and the Pussy-cat embark on more escapades in a fanciful sequel by a celebrated author.