Charlie Cook's Favourite Book
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Charlie Cook's Favourite Book

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Celebrate the joy of books with the entertaining Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, from the unparalleled picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo.

Charlie Cook is reading a book about a pirate captain, who is reading a book about Goldilocks, who is reading about a knight, who is reading about a frog . . .

From kings and queens to aliens and ghosts, there's something for everyone in Charlie's amazing book of adventure! This edition features the classic story with a stunning, redesigned cover and beautiful finish, making it a must-have addition to the bookshelves of all Donaldson and Scheffler fans - big and small!

Also available with redesigned covers are: The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, The Smartest Giant in Town, Monkey Puzzle and A Squash and a Squeeze.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 225 x 280 x 3mm | 187g
  • MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • Colour illustr.
  • 1509812482
  • 9781509812486
  • 15,466

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The picture book of the season. The Bookseller
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A glorious celebration of books and reading * Scotsman * Both the words and the illustrations are full of fun and jokes . . . above all, it proves that reading is irresistible. * Sunday Times * The picture book of the season. * The Bookseller *
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About Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs - and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was Children's Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with a CBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh.

Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognizable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. Axel is the illustrator of some of the world's best-loved picture books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide. In addition to his picture books, Axel illustrates wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Tickle Book and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. He is also the illustrator of the popular Pip and Posy series, and other books with Julia Donaldson including The Ugly Five. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London.
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2,072 ratings
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4 32% (664)
3 20% (423)
2 4% (93)
1 1% (18)
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