The ladybird and her farm animal friends have a clever new plan in this highly anticipated sequel to the bestselling picture book in a beautiful board book format. Once upon a farm lived a ladybird and these are the things that she saw and heard... Those crafty robbers Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are out of jail and they're heading back to the farm with another cunning plan to cause trouble. They've been stealing eggs from the fat red hen, but now they're setting their sights higher and are planning to steal the fat red hen herself! Fortunately the quiet, clever ladybird is on their trail and she and her farm animal friends have a plan of their own. Join the cow, the goose, the horse, the sheep, the cat and everyone's favorite ladybird in this fantastically funny farmyard caper - A much anticipated sequel to the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard, which has sold over a million copies worldwide. This board book edition is perfect for little hands-children will love the gorgeously glittery eye-catching cover and spotting the sparkly ladybird on every page. With slapstick action, animal noises and a mysterious Snuggly Snerd bird, What the Ladybird Heard Next is destined to become yet another classic in the Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks collection. Praise for What the Ladybird Heard - "Bursting with color and verve" - Daily Telegraph
"A terrific and witty adventure" - The Guardian.
About the Author -Julia Donaldson Is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best - loved picture books and was the 2011 - 2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 Million copies worldwide and has been translated into over seventy languages. Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh.
Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognizable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. In addition to his picture books, Axel is the illustrator of wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Christmas Bear and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. He also illustrates the popular Pip and Posy series. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London.