Children's, New & Recommended, Picture Books
Paperback Published on: 07/07/2016
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The funny and fabulous rhyming picture book from the

number one bestselling author and illustrator of The Gruffalo,

Stick Man and Zog.

The smallest fish can tell the tallest tales ...

‘"Sorry I'm late, Miss. I set off really early But

on the way to school I was captured by a squid.

I wriggled and I struggled till a turtle came and rescued


“Oh, no, he didn't.”


Tiddler is a little fish with a BIG imagination!

Every day he tells a tall tale.

But did he really ride a seahorse? Did he really

meet a mermaid?

And who will believe him when he really does get captured in a


Shiny foil highlights on the cover makes this a special gift

for toddlers

The fabulously funny bestseller from the UK’s number one

picture book author and illustrator

Perfect read-aloud rhyming text and stunning pictures on every

page with lots of details to spot

The ideal gift for children starting school

Shiny foil highlights on the cover makes this a special gift

for toddlers

From the creators of The Gruffalo, Stick Man

and Zog, which have all been made into animated films

The animated film of Tabby McTat stars

voice artists including Jodie Whittaker (Doctor Who) as the narrator,

Rob Brydon (Gavin and Stacey) as Fred, Sope Dirisu (Gangs

of London) as Tabby McTat, alongside Cariad Lloyd, Joanna Scanlan

and Susan Wokoma.

Look out for Jonty Gentoo by Julia

Donaldson and Axel Scheffler in 2024.

Praise for Tiddler:

'Picture book perfection ... It's got laughs, drama and great rhymes

... Beat that for a happy ending" Independent

'A delightful rhyming tale ... a potential classic of the future,

with a little hero that all children will identify with' Derby Evening


'Great illustrations. Wildly imaginative. Utterly absorbing ... Just

perfect' Liverpool Echo

  • Publisher: Scholastic
  • ISBN: 9781407170756
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Weight: 220g
  • Dimensions: 251 x 130 x 5 mm

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Another brilliant Julia Donaldson book. She really has a gift with rhymes and rhythm and appeal to both children an adults - a winning formula which encour... READ MORE
Elizabeth Kaye Cox