Room on the Broom

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For the 2012 film, see Room on the Broom (film).

Room on the Broom is a British children's book by writer and playwright Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler,[1] which tells the story of a kind witch and her cat who invite a number of other animals to join them whilst travelling on her broomstick.

Room on the Broom has been translated into 21 languages and has won 6 book awards (Scottish, Sheffield, Stockport, Norfolk, Blue Peter and Mumsnet).[1]

It was first published by Macmillan in 2002 (ISBN 978-0-333-90338-2) and since been made into an animated film. The animated film was nominated for an Academy Award for best short animated film in 2013.[2]

In 2014, Room on the Broom came tenth on a list of the United Kingdom's most popular bedtime reads.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.juliadonaldson.co.uk/picturebooks.htm#as
  2. ^ Koch, Dave (16 January 2014). "Animated Film Oscar Nominations". Big Cartoon News. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "2014’s Most Popular Bedtime Stories: Revealed!". SocialBookshelves.com. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 

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