The Scarecrows' Wedding is a wonderfully
heartwarming picture book from the creators of The Gruffalo and Stick Man.
Written in Julia Donaldson's glorious rhyme and illustrated
in glowing colour by Axel Scheffler, The Scarecrows' Wedding is
a fabulous love story, with drama, humour, originality
- and a happy ending!
Two scarecrows, Betty O'Barley and Harry O'Hay,
are planning the perfect wedding.
But wicked scarecrow, Reginald Rake, has other ideas and almost
ruins their special day.
Harry must become a hero before he and Betty can have the wedding
of their dreams.
A wonderfully funny story from the author and illustrator of The
Gruffalo, Stick Man and ZOG, which
have all been made into animated films shown on BBC1
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Julia Donaldson Biography
Julia Donaldson is the highly talented author of some of the best-loved children’s books in the world. Born in London in 1948, she grew up with her younger sister Mary who she loved to create imaginary characters with.
She started her career as a singer-songwriter, writing mainly for children’s television. One of these
Axel Scheffler Biography
Axel Scheffler is an acclaimed illustrator, animator and more recently author of children's books. He was born in Hamburg in 1957 and moved to England in 1982 in order to study illustration at the Bath Academy of Art. He then worked for a variety of advertising companies, magazines and newspapers in both England and Germany