Julia Donaldson's Songbirds: Leroy and Other Stories

Practise phonics with six hilarious and heartwarming stories – the ideal inspiration for young literacy learners! Written by Children’s Laureate Julia Donaldson, these short tales have been created to support new readers by building confidence with phonic letter sounds. Each story reinforces a specific sound through rhyme and repetition, while vibrant colour illustrations stimulate interest and discussion. The witty tales fuse Julia Donaldson’s rhyme, rhythm and humour with a thrilling variety of storylines and themes. Practice makes perfect – and now tots can master phonics in no time with super stories from the nation’s favourite author.

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    Julia Donaldson

    Julia Donaldson is one of the UK’s best loved authors, known for brilliant picture books like The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Stick Man. She was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

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    Julia has won many major book prizes, including the Smarties and Blue Peter Awards for The Gruffalo, the Blue Peter and Sheffield Children’s Book Prizes for Room on the Broom, the British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year for The Gruffalo’s Child and the Red House Award for Super Worm. Julia was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

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