A Squash and A Squeeze is the first ever picture book written by the popular million-seller British author and playwright Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, published in 1993 by Macmillan. This edition features a redesigned cover with the classic funny and delightful story of an old lady who thinks her house is a squash and a squeeze.
The old lady lives by herself in her house but she thinks her house is too small. A wise old man decides to help her out and comes up with a brilliant plan. Now, her house is bigger. Or at least she thinks so!
Julia Donaldson has written some of the world’s best-loved children’s books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child, which together have sold over 25 million copies worldwide and have been translated into over 100 languages.
This amazing classic tale is all about the life lesson- less is more! It teaches how one needs to be satisfied with what they have got and not be too greedy. The signature repetitive and rhyming prose of the author have always been loved by the young children while reading.
A Squash and A Squeeze paper book edition features stunning visuals and adorable illustrations with simplified sentence structures and vocabulary which makes it an ideal storybook for young children to kindle their interest in reading. The rhyming and poetic sentences create a flow in the story that will keep the little ones going over them countless times and most importantly, this family favourite picture book will teach a very important life lesson about being content with what we have in a fun way they will remember!
Check out other popular Julia Donaldson storybooks with beautifully redesigned covers like “The Gruffalo”, “The Gruffalo’s Child”, “Sharing A Shell”, “The Smartest Giant in Town”, “Monkey Puzzle”, etc. for more fun and awesomeness!