Whit the Clockleddy Heard (What the Ladybird Heard in Scots) by Julia Donaldson
  

Whit the Clockleddy Heard (What the Ladybird Heard in Scots)

Written by Julia Donaldson
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Synopsis

Whit the Clockleddy Heard (What the Ladybird Heard in Scots) by Julia Donaldson

Yince upon a ferm steyed a sonsie reid chook, A goose in a pen, and in a dub a deuk, A hairy grumphie, a sheep like a rug, A kenspeckle cuddie and a jimp wee dug, Twa cats that miaowed and purred aw day, A braw prize coo...and a clockleddy tae. Now available in Scots for the very first time, What the Ladybird Heard is the latest addition to Itchy Coo's fantastic range of books for children, now translated as Whit the Clockleddy Heard. In this new book, meet two crafty robbers, a tiny ladybird and a whole farmyard of fun. Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have a cunning plan to steal the farmer's fine prize cow. But they reckon without the tiniest, quietest creature of all. And she has a plan of her own. Join the ladybird as she has a new adventure in Scots that Itchy Coo readers will love.

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffaloand The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs – and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was Children’s Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with an MBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh.

Click here to read a Q & A with Julia.

Author photo © Alex Rumford

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Julia Donaldson
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Author's Website

www.juliadonaldson.co.uk/

Publisher

Black & White Publishing (Itchy Coo) an imprint of Black and White Publishing

Publication date

1st May 2015

ISBN

9781845029579


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