What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside

Julia Donaldson

Illustrated by Lydia Monks

Ages 3 to 7
18 January 2024
16 pages


With a cast of wonderful sea creatures – including a magical mermaid – and plenty of seaside fun, this brilliant rhyming adventure is perfect for listening to in the car, at home, at bedtime – or at any time at all!

The clever little ladybird is off on a trip to the seaside, but those two bad men, Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len, are also back and they're up to their wicked ways again. This time they're planning to steal the mermaid's long, luscious hair and sell it to a famous star . . . luckily, the crime-busting ladybird has another cunning plan to stop the thieves!

What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside is a fantastically funny rhyming adventure from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. This audio edition is read by Alexander Armstrong and includes a read-along track – perfect for listening to together.

Enjoy other What the Ladybird Heard adventures: What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next, What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday and What the Ladybird Heard at Christmas.