Julia Donaldson Intro
Julia Donaldson is a British writer and performer known for her well-known rhyming stories for kids.
She is born on 16th September 1948 in London, United Kingdom. This talented writer has published more than 180 books out of which 60 are available in bookshops.
The name of her sister is Christy Donaldson, whereas Julia’s Granddad is Patrick Donaldson. He is most popular for his notable work “The Gruffalo.”
She has received many honorary degrees from universities like Glasgow University and Bristol University. Additionally, Julia Donaldson gets an MBE for her work in the literature field in the year 2012.
Julia Donaldson Awards
Due to an outstanding work throughout his career, Donaldson has won a great variety of awards like Norfolk Libraries Book Award 2003, Book Trust Early Years Award 2004, Nottingham Book Award 2005, Giverny Award 2007, Galaxy Book Award 2007, Stockport Book Award 2011, Scottish Children’s Book Award 2011, and Nestle Smarties Book Prize 1999.
Additionally, she is a runner-up of the 2005 Stockport Book Award, 2008 Roald Dahl Funny Award, 2004 British Book Awards, 2010 Leeds Book Awards: Running on the Cracks, and 2013 Scottish Children’s Book Awards.
Julia Donaldson Personal Life
She is happily living with her husband, Malcolm Donaldson in West Sussex. Her husband is a consultant pediatrician.
The couple previously lived in the Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire and moved to president residence in 2014.
They are the parents of three children, named Hamish, Alastair, and Jesse.
His eldest son Hamish suicide in 2003, whereas the second one Alastair is a lecturer at Imperial College.
On the other hand, the youngest son Jesse is a trainee social worker.