The Giants and the Joneses

Fact: giants really DO live up beanstalks. So what if one climbed down, looking for YOU? You’ll find giant laughs on every page of this funny fairy tale by the bestselling author of The Gruffalo! So what if most humans don’t believe in giants? Most giants don’t believe in humans either! Except for giant girl Jumbeelia, who has always loved the tale of the tiny iggly plop who climbed up the bimblestonk. Now Jumbelia has grown her own bimblestonk, and she’s climbing down it. Which means the Jones family are about to end up in BIG trouble! When Colette, Stephen and Poppy are snatched off to giant land, how will they get back to their own world?

  • A fabulous full-length fairy tale by a superstar author
  • Julia Donaldson’s best-loved books include The Gruffalo
  • She served as Children’s Laureate from 2011-2013
  • Will delight fans of Roald Dahl and David Walliams

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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.


    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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