The scarecrows’ wedding


Written in Julia Donaldson’s glorious rhyme and illustrated in glowing colour by Axel Scheffler, THE SCARECROWS’ WEDDING is a fabulous love story. Scarecrows Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay are planning the perfect wedding, but wicked Reginald Rake has other ideas. Harry must become a hero so he and Betty can have the wedding of their dreams.

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Celebrate ten years of this joyful and heartwarming picture book from the creators of The 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.

  • A gorgeous, shiny foil cover to mark the 10th anniversary of The Scarecrows’ Wedding
  • A wonderfully funny story with drama, humour, originality – and a happy ending!
  • 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
  • Don’t miss The Baddies (September 2022), the wickedly funny picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

“The perfect marriage of rhyme and pictures … A joy from start to finish” Daily Mail

Additional information

Weight 0.21 kg
Dimensions 27.8 × 24.6 × 0.3 cm