Toddle Waddle

Julia Donaldson
Illustrator: Nick Sharratt

Toddle Waddle
  • Follow the journey of a baby, a duck and their friends to the end of the pier
  • Babies and toddlers will love imitating the sounds – it is sure to cause lots of giggles!
  • A fun book which is beautifully illustrated by Nick Sharratt


Publisher: Macmillan Children's books
Age group: Baby
Age group: Toddler

About the author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is one of today's most popular writers. Her bestselling titles include The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child and Room on the Broom. Although she is best-known for her picture books, Julia also writes longer novels, plays and songs. She lives in Glasgow and spends a lot of time on stage performing her brilliant sell-out singalong shows!

Nick Sharratt

Nick liked drawing from an early age. 'When I was nine,' he says, 'a picture that I'd drawn at school was pinned up in the hall, and the husband of one of the teachers saw it and offered me five pounds to do a similar picture for him. That's when I decided I was going to be a professional artist one day! I nearly always drew in felt tip pens...
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What families say

lovely repetition and lots of duck action

Rating: 5 star
26 December 2012

Brilliant book, my 14 month old loved the rhyming story. The pictures were colourful and fun

Rating: 5 star
25 April 2012

This is a great starter book as my daughter mightily enjoyed it and keeps saying we have go back the libray and get it back.

Rating: 5 star
e l marsden
4 February 2012

My son (19 months) loves the repetition in this book

Rating: 4 star
28 May 2015

My 3 month old daughter loves sitting on my knee and listening to this book. She likes the bright, bold illustrations and the rhyming sounds

Rating: 4 star
26 March 2015

My daughter loves to watch my mouth when I pronounce the rhyming words over and over again. It's so much fun to read and act together

Rating: 4 star
20 March 2015

This was our toddler's favourite book! We have the sturdy board book version. We pointed out the different animals/people that were making the different noises that made the book such fun to read. The rhythmic text was a joy to read and easy for our little one to pick up and join in with. Our older children also enjoyed reading this book to their little brother - we are already big fans of Julia Donaldson & Nick Sharratt so it was great to discover a new story to share.

Rating: 5 star
Leese & Tor
27 January 2015

My daughter loves the simple rhyming words that take the characters on their day out

Rating: 4 star
25 July 2014

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