Julia Donaldson – Who is the Giant Jumperee?
Julia Donaldson is a writer, playwright and performer, and the 2011–2013 Children’s Laureate. She is best known for her popular rhyming stories for children, especially those illustrated by Axel Scheffler, which include The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Stick Man.
The Giant Jumperee is a story by two of the world’s most celebrated picture book creators, Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury. Teaming up for the first time in this jaunty animal fable.
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