What the Ladybird Heard Next
Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Lydia Monks
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One of our Books of the Year 2015 - Julia Eccleshare's Book of the Month, September 2015 Best-selling duo Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks have gone back to the farmyard for a second adventure featuring the clever and resourceful ladybird! This time thieves Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are out to steal the fat red hen. Luckily the little ladybird overhears them discussing their dastardly plan and comes up with a clever trick of her own! The addition of glitter makes the book fun to feel as well as a delight to listen and to follow through its glorious illustrations. ~ Julia Eccleshare
Kids love to read and share books from an early age and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can read their full reviews by clicking here.
- Emma, Sam and Jack - 'The rhyming makes the story flow and really made my two little ones giggle...A superb book, which we all thoroughly recommend.'
- Amatullah Khatun, age 5 - 'The rhyming text and bright pictures made this a favourite with Amatullah especially with the sparkly glitter on every page.'
- William & Alexander Plant, age 6 & 4 - 'The story was funny & it made us laugh when the robbers were caught again. We like to listen to this story at nightime. Our new favourite bedtime story.'
What the Ladybird Heard Next by Julia Donaldson
Once upon a farm lived a ladybird, And these are the things that she saw and heard Those crafty robbers Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are out of jail, and they're heading back to the farm with another cunning plan to cause trouble. They've been stealing eggs from the fat red hen, but now they're setting their sights higher and are planning to steal the fat red hen herself! Fortunately the quiet, clever ladybird is on their trail, and she and her farm animal friends have a plan of their own. Join the cow, the goose, the horse, the sheep, the cat, and everyone's favourite ladybird in this fantastically funny farmyard caper - a much anticipated sequel to the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard, which has sold over a million copies worldwide.
What the Ladybird Heard published to great acclaim in 2009. It has since sold over 1.3 million copies in all
formats worldwide and been translated in to 15 languages.
“Bursting with colour and verve.” Daily Telegraph
“A terrific and witty adventure.” Guardian
About the Author
Interest Age: From 3
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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
10th September 2015
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