What the Ladybird Heard (Board Book) by Julia Donaldson
  

What the Ladybird Heard (Board Book)

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Lydia Monks

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Winner of the Scottish Book Award 2010 (0-7 years category).

Best-selling author and illustrator Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks have teamed up for another brilliant picture book. Right in the farmyard among all the noisy animals with their MOOs! and QUACKS! and BAAs! and OINKs! lives a tiny silent ladybird. This beautiful glittery creature (little fingers will love to feel her sparkly shape) is so quiet that she hears two crafty robbers plotting to raid the farmyard. And she comes up with a very clever plan to stop them, helped by the very noisy animals all around her. A wonderful adventure with gorgeous stylised illustrations.

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What the Ladybird Heard (Board Book) by Julia Donaldson

With all the MOOing and HISSing, QUACKing and NEIGHing, and BAAAing and CLUCKing, the farmyard is full of noise. But when Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len hatch a plot to steal the fine prize cow, it's the quietest animal of all who saves the day.

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Reviews

"Bursting with colour and verve" - Daily Telegraph

"A teriffic and witty adventure" - Guardian

"A superb book to read aloud" - Daily Mail

"Both ingenious and delightfully silly" - Financial Times

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over seventy languages.

Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh.

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Author photo © Alex Rumford

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
24 pages

Author

Julia Donaldson
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Author's Website

www.juliadonaldson.co.uk/

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books Macmillan Children's Books Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

1st March 2012

ISBN

9780230757370

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