The Girl, the Bear and the Magic Shoes
Illustrated by Lydia Monks0-5 years
A magical adventure about a girl, a bear and some very special shoes from the bestselling creators of What the Ladybird Heard and Sugarlump and the Unicorn.
When Josephine leaves the shoe shop after buying some new running shoes, she hears an unusual sound – Click-click! Click-click! A bear with a backpack is following her! Luckily for Josephine, her new shoes are anything but ordinary – these are magic shoes. But can they help her escape the bear when there's a mountain, a bog and even a lake in her way?
The Girl, the Bear and the Magic Shoes is an exciting adventure from the stellar picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of What the Ladybird Heard. Full of action and imagination, and with a delightfully unexpected ending, this gorgeously glittery book is one to enjoy over and over again.
Enjoy more stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: The Princess and the Wizard, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next and What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday.
a charming adventure full of magic and friendship
Julia Eccleshare (September Pick of the Month), Love Reading
5/5 A gorgeous, glittery book with a delightfully unexpected ending that children will love.
South Wales Evening Post
With its subtle back-to-school theme, endearing humour and addictive wordplay, this is a superbly packaged book for sharing at school, home or nursery.
Lancashire Evening Post