Julia Donaldson
Illustrator: Axel Scheffler

  • A delightful rhyming text from the great Julia Donaldson
  • There's lots to look at in Axel Scheffler’s colourful illustrations
  • Look out for the Gruffalo fish hidden amongst the pages!


Publisher: Alison Green books
Age group: Preschooler

'We love trying to find Tiddler on each page...'

we love tiddler! love the way the story flows, and trying to find tiddler on the each page, especially the last page, and trying to guess his tall penguin story.


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!

Axel Scheffler

Axel was born in Hamburg, Germany. At school he was good at art, but didn't think of a career in illustration until he won a cuddly purple cow in a drawing competition. He moved to England in 1982 to study illustration at the Bath Academy of Art, and then set up home in London. He was the illustrator for Julia Donaldson's first picture book, A Squash and a Squeeze -...
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What families say

i love this book and my daughter really enjoys it

Rating: 5 star
5 July 2013

We love Tiddler, so much so we have renewed it 3 times from our library already!!

Rating: 5 star
28 March 2013

My son and daughter love this book. My son has read it atleast 10 times. Its his favourite book.

Rating: 5 star
8 August 2012

Lovely story, we've just bought this book as presents for all his friends birthdays.

Rating: 5 star
20 August 2015

Great book. We love talking about Tiddler's tall tales

Rating: 5 star
6 July 2015

This book is one of my favourites, we read this at least once a week. I love Tiddler's stories and my favourite is the squid. - Noah 4.

Rating: 5 star
24 June 2014

A fun filled 'tall tales' yarn. Packed with character, this book is a favourite bedtime read in our house.

Rating: 5 star
9 October 2013

my son loves this book

Rating: 4 star
11 July 2013

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