Meet Julia Donaldson, author of beloved titles The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom, for an afternoon of story, song, and music. Julia’s new book is The Giant Jumperee! This event is FREE and open to the public!
Joining Julia from England for this rare U.S. appearance is her husband Malcolm, a musician and singer—and special guest star the Gruffalo, in person!
We promise laughter and delight for ages 3 and up.
"The text's tone, plot, and repetitions are perfect for the youngest readers. A winner for libraries everywhere: home, public, day care, preschool, and school." - Kirkus Reviews
Two of the world's most celebrated picture book creators, Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury, team up for the first time in this jaunty animal fable for fans of Room on the Broom and We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Rabbit arrives home one day to hear a loud voice coming from inside his burrow:
"I'm the Giant Jumperee and I'm scary as can be " shouts the stranger.
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 . . .