Sport, spiders and numbers – what’s not to love? Star author Julia Donaldson serves up more laughs than you can count. (But try to count them anyway!) How do you win at football? Having eight legs is a good start. But Spinderella can’t count her legs – or the goals! And how many players are on each team again? Spinderella adores football. But after losing a bunch of games, this little spider has figured one thing out. She’ll never be a star player if she can’t get her head around numbers. Luckily, her Hairy Godmother is on hand to help…

  • A fun-filled new delight from the author of The Gruffalo
  • Julia Donaldson is the UK’s leading picture book author
  • Demonstrates simple counting using a fun football theme
  • Laugh-out-loud colour artwork which kids will adore

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    Julia Donaldson

    Julia Donaldson is one of the UK’s best loved authors, known for brilliant picture books like The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Stick Man. She was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.


    Julia has won many major book prizes, including the Smarties and Blue Peter Awards for The Gruffalo, the Blue Peter and Sheffield Children’s Book Prizes for Room on the Broom, the British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year for The Gruffalo’s Child and the Red House Award for Super Worm. Julia was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

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