Freddie is desperate for a pet, so when he rescues Bessie-Belle and she offers to grant his wishes he knows just what to ask for. The only problem is that Bessie-Belle can't hear very well, and Freddie tends to mumble. Whatever can they do? Luckily the Fairy Queen is on hand to explain . . . Illustrated by Karen George, Freddie and the Fairy is a delightful tale full of Julia Donaldson's trademark rhyme and wit, with a subtle message about those who are hard of hearing.
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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
Karen George studied Fine Art at the Royal College of Art. She then worked as a painter creating many film sets and murals. Following the arrival of her two small boys, Karen stopped wielding giant paint brushes and downsized to teeny tiny ones, enabling her to pursue her desire to illustrate and write for children.More about Karen George