What the Ladybird Heard Next

Julia Donaldson

Illustrated by Lydia Monks

Ages 3 to 6
18 March 2021
9781529051506
32 pages

Synopsis

Join everyone's favourite ladybird in this fantastically funny farmyard caper from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of What the Ladybird Heard includes an audio CD of the story read by Alexander Armstrong.

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. With slapstick action, animal noises and a mysterious Snuggly Snerd bird, What the Ladybird Heard Next is a story you'll be reading over and over again. This paperback and CD edition includes an audio CD of the story for lots of readalong fun.

Enjoy more adventures with the clever little ladybird in What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday and What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside.

Donaldson’s trademark rhyming couplets bounce along and are perfectly complemented by Lydia Monks’s bright [...] illustrations.
A very funny farmyard caper and great sequel to What the Ladybird Heard.
The antics of the clever ladybird and her friends are joyous.