Description - What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday by Julia Donaldson
Those two bad men, Lanky Len and Hefty Hugh, are back! They may be in the city instead of the farm, but they haven't changed their thieving ways. In fact, they've got even more ambitious. They're planning to steal a monkey from the zoo and use it to pinch the Queen's crown. It's a pity for them that a certain crime-busting ladybird is holidaying in the very same city . . . and she's got a good idea that will ensure the dastardly pair won't get away with it!
With a whole host of noisy new zoo-animal characters to meet and even a cameo from the Queen, What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday, from stellar picture book partnership Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, is a sure-fire hit.
Featuring glitter on every page and a gorgeously glittery cover.
Praise for What the Ladybird Heard :
"Bursting with colour and verve" - Daily Telegraph
"A terrific and witty adventure" - The Guardian
Praise for What the Ladybird Heard Next:
"Donaldson's trademark rhyming couplets bounce along and are perfectly complemented by Lydia Monks's bright and sparkly illustrations" - Mail on Sunday
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(256mm x 256mm x 10mm)
Macmillan Children's Books
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Author Biography - Julia Donaldson
Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over which has 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.
Lydia Monks is one of the most original and bestselling picture book artists working today. Lydia illustrates several bestselling series including the What the Ladybird Heard adventures and Princess Mirror-Belle, written by Julia Donaldson. Her distinctive use of colour and collage has won her critical acclaim and several awards, including the Royal Mail Scottish Children's Book Award, the Stockport Children's Book Award and multiple nominations for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Mouse's Big Day, written and illustrated by Lydia, is the first book in her new Twit Twoo School series. Lydia lives in Sheffield.