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A squash and a squeeze

A squash and a squeeze

Donaldson, Julia, author; Scheffler, Axel, illustrator

'A Squash and a Squeeze' is a rhyming fable that tells of a little old lady who thinks her home is too small. A wise man tells her to take in a succession of animals so that it really is a squash in the house!

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories. General. Fiction 5+. Stories in rhyme.
All formats and editions (5)
Published London: Macmillan Children's Books, 2014
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Julia Donaldson ; illustrated by Axel Scheffler
ISBN: 1447236947, 9781447236948
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: London: Methuen Children's Books, 1993.
Physical Description: 29 pages : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 19 cm.
Series: Let's read!
Series Title: Let's read!.

Author note

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over sixty languages. Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh.

Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognisable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. In addition to his picture books, Axel is the illustrator of wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Tickle Book and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. He also illustrates the popular Pip and Posy series. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London.

Reviews

The story is brilliant for reading aloud, and seems to be just as appealing to nine year olds as to three year olds.
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