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  • Published: 5 July 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241456545
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $24.99

Welcome to the World

By the author of The Gruffalo and the illustrator of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt



A tender and lyrical picture book from two internationally-bestselling and award-winning creators: Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury: Welcome to the World is a joyful poem that explores new senses, people, places and experiences that babies and young children are having for the very first time.

"Welcome to the World. Welcome to the light.
Welcome to the day. Welcome to the night.
Welcome to your mummy. Welcome to your feeds.
Welcome to the earrings and the buttons and the beads."

From two bestselling and awardwinning creators comes a magical, lyrical celebration of babies' first experiences.

From the comfort of home to the adventure of the great outdoors, from family to first encounters with nature, Welcome to the World revels in the joy that comes with sharing this new world with children, and seeing it through their eyes.

A perfect read-aloud story for sharing from Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury.

  • Published: 5 July 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241456545
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $24.99

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