Aaaarrgghh, Spider! Book & Plush Set by Lydia Monks
  

Aaaarrgghh, Spider! Book & Plush Set

Written by Lydia Monks
Illustrated by

RRP £12.99

Synopsis

Aaaarrgghh, Spider! Book & Plush Set by Lydia Monks

This beautiful gift box set includes the beloved picture book from What the Ladybird Heard illustrator Lydia Monks and a soft and comforting plush toy of Spider. A rip-roaring shout-aloud picture book about a spider who wants to be the family pet from the internationally acclaimed illustrator of Julia Donaldson's What the Ladybird Heard, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, and Sharing a Shell. Spider wants to be a family pet. But the family whose house she lives in are terrified of her. Whenever she tries to show them what a great pet she would make, they just scream, AAAARRGGHH, Spider! A delightfully funny story all about fitting in, tolerance and making friends. A brilliant opportunity for a creative and interactive storytelling experience for kids aged 3+ where the fun plush toy can be used alongside the book to act out the story, this is the perfect Christmas present for fans of What the Ladybird Heard. Lydia Monks is an award-winning illustrator and author, known for her colourful picture books including I Wish I Were a Dog, Aaaarrgghh, Spider! and the Mungo Monkey series. She has is also the illustrator behind Julia Donaldson's What the Ladybird Heard, The Princess and the Wizard, The Singing Mermaid and Sugarlump and the Unicorn.

About the Author

Lydia Monks

Lydia Monks lives with her husband and two daughters in Sheffield. Her favourite subjects at school were Art, English and R.E. She then went to Kingston University, where she studied for a degree in Illustration. A keen Irish dancer, she wins trophies at the weekend. She also enjoys going to aerobics, watching films and visiting friends. Lydia lists her favourite food as ice-cream, and her extravagance as buying a cornflake cake at the bakers when she only went in to buy a loaf of bread!

Things you didn't know about Lydia Monks:

1. She has ginger hair.
2. She goes to tango classes.
3. She has a sister called Julie who also illustrates children’s books.
4. She doesn’t have any pets but would like some.
5. She always talks to cats in the street.
6. She listens to the radio all day while she works.
7. She has won medals and trophies for Irish dancing.
8. She used to have an old, green car that was born in the 1970s, which people used to laugh at.
9. She uses teeny, weeny brushes to work with.
10. She has a husband who is also an illustrator.

Click here to read a Q&A with the author from top children's publisher Egmont.

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Book Info

Format

Novelty book
32 pages

Author

Lydia Monks
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Author's Website

lydiamonks.com/#/home

Publisher

Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd

Publication date

8th October 2015

ISBN

9781405277600


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