The Scarecrows’ Wedding


by Donaldson, Julia | Interest age: from c 3 years
Published 07/07/2016 by Scholastic (Alison Green Books) in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 32 pages

SKU: 9781407170749 Category:



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

The animated film of Tabby McTat stars

voice artists including Jodie Whittaker (Doctor Who) as the narrator,

Rob Brydon (Gavin and Stacey) as Fred, Sope Dirisu (Gangs

of London) as Tabby McTat, alongside Cariad Lloyd, Joanna Scanlan

and Susan Wokoma.

Look out for Jonty Gentoo by Julia

Donaldson and Axel Scheffler in 2024.


Praise for The Scarecrows’ Wedding:

‘The perfect marriage of rhyme and pictures … A joy from start

to finish’ Daily Mail

‘Fabulous rhymes that are a joy to read out, wowey illustrations

and winks to the grown-up’ Sunday Times

Additional information

Weight 0.224 kg