What the Ladybird Heard Read and Play Farm by Julia Donaldson


What the Ladybird Heard Read and Play Farm by Julia Donaldson

Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have a cunning plan to steal the farmer's fine prize cow. But the tiniest, quietest creature on the farm has a plan of her own - and now YOU can help her save the day! What the Ladybird Heard Read and Play Farm is an ingenious all-in-one format and features a large removeable fold-out farm play mat along with chunky press-out play pieces, plus the bestselling original picture book by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks! Play along as you read the story, or use the pieces to create a new one of your own. Hours of interactive storytelling fun - with no cutting or gluing required. Praise for What the Ladybird Heard: '(A) lovely witty book. Monks's colourful, collaged drawings are as bright as the farmyard is noisy.' - Financial Times '...a terrific and witty adventure.' - Guardian 'This is a superb book to read aloud, with lots of animal sounds for children to join in, a jaunty rhyme and bright, bold illustrations.' - Daily Mail 'Bursting with colour and verve, the rhyming verse bounces along.' - The Telegraph

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the prize-winning author of the world’s most-loved picture books including What the Ladybird Heard and The Gruffalo, the latter of which has sold over 14 million copies worldwide, been translated into 50 languages and been adapted into a popular animated film. She was the UK Children’s Laureate from 2011-2013 and was awarded an MBE in 2011 for services to Literature. Julia lives in West Sussex and Edinburgh.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

31st July 2014



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