Room on the Broom

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Room on the Broom is a British children's book by writer and playwright Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler,[1] which tells the story of a kind witch and her cat who invite a number of other animals to join them whilst traveling on her broomstick.

Room on the Broom has been translated into 21 languages and has won 6 book awards (Scottish, Sheffield, Stockport, Norfolk, Blue Peter and Mumsnet).[1]

It was first published by Macmillan in 2003 (ISBN 978-0-333-90338-4) and since been made into an animated film. The animated film was nominated for an Academy Award for best short animated film in 2013.[2]


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  2. ^ Koch, Dave (16 January 2014). "Animated Film Oscar Nominations". Big Cartoon News. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 

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