Yoto Story Card - Julia Donaldson - Various

€7.95
by Yoto
17 titles from the wonderful Julia Donaldson.
Age Range - 0 - 5yrs
Language - English
The Gruffalo
A worldwide phenomenon and modern classic. Is there really no such thing as a Gruffalo? Listen and find out! 
A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood. 
A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good.
Walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when a quick-witted mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake...and a hungry Gruffalo!
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's The Gruffalo is an undisputed modern classic and has become a best-selling phenomenon across the world with over 13.5 million copies sold. This award-winning rhyming story of a mouse and a monster has found its way into the hearts and bedtimes of an entire generation of children and will undoubtedly continue to enchant children for years and years to come.
1. The Gruffalo
2. The Gruffalo(Read-Along Version, book not included)
3. The Gruffalo Song
Running time: 25 minutes
The Gruffalo's Child
The much-loved sequel to the worldwide phenomenon and modern classic! Will the Gruffalo's child meet the Big Bad Mouse?
The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should
Ever set foot in the deep dark wood.
But one wild and windy night the Gruffalo's child disobeys her father's warnings and ventures out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn't really exist...does he?
Perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime - or any time at all!
Includes the original audio book with music, read-along version, as well as The Gruffalo's Child Song. 
1. The Gruffalo's Child
2. The Gruffalo's Child (Read-Along Version, book not included.)
3. The Gruffalo's Child Song
Running time: 22 minutes
The Snail and the Whale
 A beautiful tale on the power of friendship and kindness to carry us through in times of need. One of Donaldson’s personal favourites of her stories.  
One tiny snail longs to see the world and hitches a lift on the tail of a whale. Together they go on an amazing journey, past icebergs and volcanoes, sharks and penguins, and the little snail feels so small in the vastness of the world.
But when disaster strikes and the whale is beached in a bay, it's the tiny snail who saves the day.
Includes the original audio book with music, read-along version, as well as The Snail and the Whale Song. 
1. The Snail and the Whale
2. The Snail and the Whale (Read-Along Version, book not included)
3. The Snail and the Whale Song
Running time: 23 minutes
A Squash and a Squeeze
Julia Donaldson’s first book is based on a Jewish folk tale and will help kids learn how to reframe a situation to see the positive in it. 
‘Wise old man, won't you help me, please? My house is a squash and squeeze.'
A little old lady lives all by herself in her house but she's not happy – it's just too small, even for one. Whatever can she do? The wise old man knows: bring in a flappy, scratchy, greedy, noisy crowd of farmyard animals. When she pushes them all out again, she'll be amazed at how big her house feels!
Includes original story, read-a-long version, as well as A Squash and a Squeeze Song and instrumental version
1. A Squash and a Squeeze
2. A Squash and a Squeeze (Read-Along Version, book not included)
3. A Squash and a Squeeze Song 
4. A Squash and a Squeeze Song (Instrumental)
Running time: 23minutes
Charlie Cook's Favourite Book
A dizzying adventure that immerses us in a book inside a book inside a book… all for the love of stories!
Charlie Cook is reading a book about a pirate captain, who is reading a book about Goldilocks, who is reading about a knight, who is reading about a frog... From kings and queens to aliens and ghosts, there's something for everyone in Charlie's amazing book of adventure!
Includes the original audio book with music, read-along version, as well as a song.
1. Charlie Cook's Favourite Book
2. Charlie Cook's Favourite Book (Read-Along Version, book not included)
3. The Charlie Cook's Favourite Book Song
Running time: 17 minutes
Zog
All Zog wants is to earn a gold star, but his clumsiness always gets in the way. In this charming story about perseverance, we learn that sometimes the best reward is yet to come.
Zog is the keenest dragon in school. He's also the most accident-prone; flying into trees and even setting his own wing on fire. Luckily, a mysterious little girl always comes by and patches up his bumps and bruises. But will she be able to help Zog with his toughest test: capturing a princess?
1. Zog
2. The Flying Doctors Song
3. Zog's Listening Game
4. The Flying Doctors Song (Instrumental)
5. Zog (Read-Along Version, book not included)
Running time: 28 minutes
Zog and the Flying Doctors
Zog is back with his trusty air ambulance in another heartwarming tale from the beloved Julia Donaldson.
Meet the Flying Doctors: Princess Pearl, Sir Gadabout, and, of course, their trusty ‘air ambulance’, Zog the dragon, in this fabulously original sequel to the bestselling ZOG. There’s much to do, as they fly around tending a sunburnt mermaid, a distressed unicorn, and a sneezy lion. But should princesses really be doctors? Pearl’s uncle, the King, doesn’t think so – until he himself falls ill, and only Pearl knows how to cure him.
Brilliantly performed by award-winning actress Imelda Staunton, this card includes the complete, best-selling story with music, The Can Princesses Be Doctors? song, a listening game, and a read-along version of the story with musical page turns to use with a copy of the book. (Book not included)
Running time: 31 minutes
The Scarecrows’ Wedding
Even scarecrows can be soppy when love is in the air! Another instant classic from Julia Donaldson.
Written in Julia Donaldson’s glorious rhyme, 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.
Brilliantly performed by award-winning actress Imelda Staunton, this card includes the complete, best-selling story with music, The Scarecrow's wedding song, a listening game, and a read-along version of the story with musical page turns to use with a copy of the book. (Book not included)
Running time: 34 minutes
Room on the Broom
A happy bunch hitches a ride on the witch’s broomstick, but can they work together to scare off a dragon in search of a witch-shaped snack?
How the cat purred and how the witch grinned,
As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind.
The witch and her cat fly happily over forests, rivers and mountains on their broomstick until a stormy wind blows away the witch's hat, bow and wand. Luckily, they are retrieved by a dog, a bird and a frog, who are all keen for a ride on the broom. It's a case of the more, the merrier, but the broomstick isn't used to such a heavy load and it's not long before… snap! It breaks in two! And with a greedy dragon looking for a snack, the witch's animal pals better think fast.
Includes the original audio book with music, read-along version, as well as The Room on the Broom Song. 
1. Room on the Broom
2. Room on the Broom (Read-Along Version, Book not included)
3. The Room on the Broom Song
Running time: 24 minutes
Tabby McTat
Loyalty, friendship, music, and kittens - what more could you ask for? All found in this beautiful story by the beloved Julia Donaldson. 
Tabby McTat is a busker's cat. He loves his life with Fred, singing along as people throw coins in their hat. Then one day, Fred has an accident, and the two are separated. How will they ever find each other again?
Brilliantly performed by award-winning actress Imelda Staunton, this audio download contains the complete, best-selling story with music, the Tabby McTat Song, a listening game, and a readalong version of the story with musical page turns to use with a copy of the book.
1. Tabby McTat 
2. Tabby McTat Song
3. Tabby McTat Game
4. Tabby McTat Song (Instrumental)
5. Tabby McTat (Read-Along Version, Book not included)
Running time: 36minutes
Monkey Puzzle
Not all families look alike, a young monkey discovers in this animal adventure recounted in Donaldson’s always enjoyable style.
‘I've lost my mum!’
Where is Monkey's mummy? It's not too much fun being lost in the jungle, and little monkey wants his mum. A kindly butterfly is keen to help, but they don't seem to be having much luck and keep finding the wrong animals! But eventually, they find… Dad! It's just as well that he knows exactly where mum is, and she's waiting with a well-deserved cuddle.
Includes the original audio book with music, read-along version, as well as The Monkey Puzzle Song. 
1. Monkey Puzzle
2. Monkey Puzzle(Read-Along Version, Book not included)
3. TheMonkey Puzzle Song
Running time: 18 minutes
The Ugly Five
These beastly characters are happy being hideous, and they’re here to remind us all that it’s what’s on the inside that counts! 
From the bestselling author and illustrator duo of The Gruffalo! Who’s that singing on the savannah? It’s the top-five ugly animals in Africa! The wildebeest, warthog, vulture, hyena and marabou stork swagger proudly across the savannah, rejoicing in their ugliness – and delighting their babies, who think they’re perfect just the way they are. Inspired by the real-life Ugly Five safari animals, this audio version of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s gorgeous picture book is a jubilant celebration of animals who are often rather unloved. The funny, heart-warming rhyme is a joy to read aloud, while bold, comical illustrations bring the savannah spectacularly to life.

Includes the full story with music, play The Ugly Five Listening Game and a brand new Ugly Five song.
Running time: 31minutes
Tiddler
A playful tale about a tiny fish with a BIG imagination. He's the fish who cried wolf. What will he come up with next? And how far can a silly story travel? 
Tiddler is a little fish who tells the tallest tales in the ocean. But did he really ride a seahorse? Did he really meet a mermaid? And what about the scariest story of all - the one about the fishermen and the net!

Brilliantly performed by award-winning actress Imelda Staunton, this audio download contains the complete, best-selling story with music, the Tiddler Song, and a listening game.
1. Tiddler
2. The Tiddler Song
3. The Tiddler Game
4. The Tiddler Song (Instrumental)
5. Tiddler (Read-Along Version, Book not included)
Running time: 37minutes
The Highway Rat
Be wary of The Highway Rat, he'll steal all your delicious treats. But will he get away with it? A clever homage to the beloved poem "The Highwayman" that will be enjoyed again and again.
The Highway Rat rides along the highway stealing all of the travellers’ food. But a crafty duck soon puts an end to his crooked ways!
1. The Highway Rat
2. The Highway Rat Song
3. The Highway Rat Game
4. The Highway Rat (Instrumental)
5. The Highway Rat (Read-Along Version, Book not included)
Running time: 29minutes
Superworm
Superworm is your everyday worm hero, always there to save the day! But when trouble strikes for him, can his friends come to the rescue?
Never fear, Superworm's here! He can fish Spider out of a well, and rescue Toad from a busy road. But who will come to Superworm's rescue, when he's captured by a wicked Wizard Lizard? Luckily, all of Superworm's insect friends have a cunning plan...
This card contains the full story with music, the Superworm Listening Game, and the brand-new Superworm song.
1. Superworm 
2. Superworm Song
3. Superworm Game
4. Superworm Song (Instrumental)
5. Superworm (Read-Along Version, Book not included)
Running time: 29minutes
Stick Man
What if the stick you picked up at the park had a whole life of it's own? A Julia Donaldson favourite about the adventures of Stick Man trying to get back home.
Stick Man lives in the family tree. With his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three. But it's dangerous being a Stick Man. A dog wants to play with him, a swan builds her nest with him. He even ends up on a fire! Will he ever get back to the family tree?

Brilliantly performed by award-winning actress Imelda Staunton, this audio download includes the complete, best-selling story with music, the Stick Man Song, a listening game, and a readalong version of the story with musical page turns to use with a copy of the book.
1. Stickman
2. The Stickman Song
3. The Stickman Action Game
4. The Stickman Song (Instrumental)
5. Stickman (Read-Along Version, Book not included)
Running time: 37minutes
The Smartest Giant in Town
When a situation gets sticky, friends help each other out; a favourite theme of Donaldson’s is revisited here as entertainingly as ever.
George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-size clothes, he decides it's time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he's the smartest giant in town… until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help – and his clothes!
Includes the original audio book with music, read-along version, as well as The Smartest Giant song.
1. The Smartest Giant in Town
2. The Smartest Giant in Town (Read-Along Version,Book not included)
3. The Smartest Giant Song
Running time: 30 minutes