ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: January 9, 2020
Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book 15th Anniversary Edition
By (author) Julia Donaldson; Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
Celebrate the joy of books and reading with this special anniversary edition of Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book, featuring the much-loved original story plus additional bonus content.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!Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book 15th Anniversary Edition features the classic story by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo, as well extra-special additional content to celebrate the anniversary year.
Reviews of Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book 15th Anniversary Edition
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 *
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. 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. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London.