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10 Must Reads by Julia Donaldson and Nick Sharratt (2-5 years)
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pc: Payal Mehta

What happens when two legendary and award winning kidlit creators come together? You get a list of MUST HAVE books for your kids! These books are an incredible collection of Julia Donaldson’s signature easy-to-remember rhymes & rhythms coupled with Nick Sharratt’s super funny style of bold & bright illustrations. These books make perfect, rib-tickling read-alouds for parents & kids.

Each title and book cover look so funny you want to grab them all! Our members say, these books give parents and kids a hilarious bonding time.

Wriggle and Roar!  In Payal Mehta’s words (she has 4 books in the series and highly recommends them as her kids keep asking her to read them over and over again!):

An awesome book of short rhymes with amazing colorful pictures and pages. Written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Nick Sharratt, it’s a smash out hit! It has some gems like ‘How does your garden grow, Handy Work, Animal Voices’ to name a few which are funny, informative and entertaining. The kids will start acting out the poems and it is just a whole new level of fun!

Chocolate Mousse for Greedy Goose 

Goat Goes to Playgroup (Big Steps)

Hippo Has a Hat

One Mole Digging A Hole 

Animal Music

What the Jackdaw Saw

Conjuror Cow

Toddle Waddle

Crazy Mayonnaisy Mum


Nick Sharratt and Katrina Charman have a very popular series called NEW NURSERY RHYMES which is a riot and is to be sung out in tunes of nursery rhymes. CAR, CAR, TRUCK, JEEP is a huge bestseller with our members – both kids and parents!

Nick Sharratt’s ELEPHANT WELLYPHANT, Octopus Socktopus and Ketchup on Your Cornflakes are huge bestsellers with our kbc members owing to the incredible Scholastic Offers!

There is an interesting series called YOU CHOOSE by Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt which is for 5-8 years which allows the reader to choose different scenarios that create different kinds of endings!

Shout-out to our 13yo Intern-In-Residence (Aarini – The Chief Childoo) for posting this.

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