What the Ladybird Heard
With a cast of everyone's favourite farm animals, What the Ladybird Heard is a brilliant rhyming adventure from the stellar picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks.
Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are two crafty robbers with a cunning plan to steal the farmer’s fine prize cow. But little do they know that the tiniest, quietest creature of all has overhead their plot, and she has a plan of her own . . . With brilliant rhyming verse from Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, and bright, distinctive illustrations from award-winning illustrator, Lydia Monks, this much-loved modern classic is perfect for reading aloud.
Enjoy more adventures with the clever little ladybird in What the Ladybird Heard Next, What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday and What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside.
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A terrific and witty adventure
Bursting with colour and verve
What the Ladybird Heard by Julia Donaldson has all her characteristic sense of fun and performance . . . every picture book by her is a treat.
Great ‘cops and robbers’ appeal . . . perfect for children motivated by the seemingly endless ways in which one might trap the ‘baddies’.