Publication Date: 07/07/2016 ISBN: 9781407170749 Category:

The Scarecrows’ Wedding

Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler

Publisher: Scholastic
Publication Date: 07/07/2016 ISBN: 9781407170749 Category:
Paperback / Softback




The joyful and heartwarming picture book
from the number one bestselling author and illustrator ofThe Gruffalo, Stick Man and Zog.
‘Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay

Were scarecrows. (They scared

Lots of crows every day.)

Harry loved Betty, and Betty loved Harry,

So Harry said, ‘Betty, my beauty let’s marry!”
Two scarecrows are planning the perfect wedding and set off to find
everything on their list.

But wicked scarecrow, Reginald Rake, has other ideas and almost
ruins their special day. Harry O’Hay must become a hero before
he and Betty O’Barley can have the wedding of their dreams.

Shiny foil highlights on the cover makes this a special gift
for toddlers

A wonderfully funny story with drama, humour, originality – and
a happy ending from the UK’s number one picture book author and

Perfect read-aloud rhyming text and stunning pictures on every
page with lots of details to spot

From the creators of The Gruffalo, Stick Man and Zog,
which have all been made into animated films

Superworm is on BBC One at Christmas with voice
artists including Oscar-winner Olivia Colman (narrator), Matt
Smith (Superworm) and Rob Brydon (Crow)

New for September 2022 – look out for The Baddies,
the wickedly funny new picture book by Julia Donaldson
and Axel Scheffler.

‘The perfect marriage of rhyme and pictures … A joy from start
to finish’ Daily Mail

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