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What the Ladybird Heard

What the Ladybird Heard

Two crafty robbers, one crime-busting ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun - a brilliant rhyming story, with glitter on every page.

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ISBN 9781509862566
Barcode 9781509862566
Published 27 March 2018 by Pan Macmillan
Format Paperback, Main Market Ed.
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Author(s) By Donaldson, Julia
Illustrated by Monks, Lydia
Series What the Ladybird Heard
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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781509862566
ISBN-10 1509862560
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Macmillan Children's Books
Publication Date 27 March 2018
International Publication Date 22 March 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Main Market Ed.
Edition Main Market Ed.
Author(s) By Donaldson, Julia
Illustrated by Monks, Lydia
Series What the Ladybird Heard
Category Animal Stories
Picture Storybooks
Crime & Mystery
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 250mm
Height: 250mm
Spine: 5mm
Weight 245g
Interest Age 0-5 years
Reading Age 0-5 years
Library of Congress Domestic animals - Pictorial works - Juvenile fiction, Animal sounds - Pictorial works - Juvenile fiction
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 902009

Description of this Book

The ladybird said never a word. But the ladybird saw, And the ladybird heard . . . Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are two crafty robbers with a cunning plan to steal the farmer's fine prize cow. But little do they know that the tiniest, quietest creature of all has overhead their plot, and she has a plan of her own . . . What the Ladybird Heard is a fantastically funny story from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. With brilliant rhyming verse, bright distinctive illustrations and glitter on every page, this much-loved modern classic is perfect for reading aloud. Enjoy all the stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: Sharing a Shell, The Princess and the Wizard, The Rhyming Rabbit, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox, What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next and What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Great `cops and robbers' appeal . . . perfect for children motivated by the seemingly endless ways in which one might trap the `baddies'. * Teach Primary * What the Ladybird Heard by Julia Donaldson has all her characteristic sense of fun and performance . . . every picture book by her is a treat. * Times * Bursting with colour and verve * Daily Telegraph * A terrific and witty adventure * Guardian *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Julia Donaldson is the UK's most successful picture book author, whose titles include the acknowledged modern classic, The Gruffalo, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Julia is also the author of the young fiction series, Princess Mirror-Belle, illustrated by Lydia Monks, and is much in demand for her brilliant events for children at schools, libraries and literary festivals. Lydia Monks is one of the most original picture book artists working today. Her distinctive use of colour and collage has won her awards including the Smarties Prize.

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