"He's got a black tongue, orange eyes and a poisonous wart on the end of his nose, not to mention those purple nightmare-inducing prickles on his back. And this Christmas Day he's going to be on the telly."Read more in Ailin Quinlan's article in the Irish Independent.
See also Julia Donaldson books in Jordanhill Library.
And PS - interview from Guardian 19/12/09