Lydia Monks

About Lydia

Lydia Monks is one of the most original picture book artists working today. Her distinctive use of colour and collage has won her critical acclaim and several awards, including the Smarties Prize. Her collaborations with Julia Donaldson include The Singing Mermaid, the Princess Mirror-belle books, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, and the phenomenally successful What the Ladybird Heard. Lydia lives in Sheffield.

Lydia Monks

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Books by Lydia Monks

Mouse's Big Day
Mouse's Big Day
Princess Mirror-Belle and Snow White
Princess Mirror-Belle and Snow White
Christmas with Princess Mirror-Belle
Christmas with Princess Mirror-Belle
What the Ladybird Heard and Other Stories Bedtime Bookcase
What the Ladybird Heard and Other Stories Bedtime Bookcase
The Singing Mermaid and The Rhyming Rabbit board book gift slipcase
The Singing Mermaid and The Rhyming Rabbit board book gift slipcase
The What the Ladybird Heard Play
The What the Ladybird Heard Play
Sugarlump and the Unicorn Sticker Book
Sugarlump and the Unicorn Sticker Book
The Princess and the Wizard Sticker Book
The Princess and the Wizard Sticker Book
The Skipping-Rope Snake
The Skipping-Rope Snake
The Princess and the Wizard
The Princess and the Wizard
What the Ladybird Heard Next
What the Ladybird Heard Next
Princess Mirror-Belle and the Sea Monster's Cave
Princess Mirror-Belle and the Sea Monster's Cave
Princess Mirror-Belle and the Flying Horse
Princess Mirror-Belle and the Flying Horse
Princess Mirror-Belle and the Magic Shoes
Princess Mirror-Belle and the Magic Shoes
William the Fourth
William the Fourth
Princess Mirror-belle and the Party Hoppers
Princess Mirror-belle and the Party Hoppers
Princess Mirror-Belle
Princess Mirror-Belle
Sharing a Shell
Sharing a Shell
Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox
Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox
What the Ladybird Heard Read and Play Farm
What the Ladybird Heard Read and Play Farm
Sugarlump and the Unicorn
Sugarlump and the Unicorn
Let's Read! What the Ladybird Heard
Let's Read! What the Ladybird Heard
The Princess and the Wizard Sound Book
The Princess and the Wizard Sound Book
Princess Mirror-Belle
Princess Mirror-Belle
Princess Mirror-Belle and the Flying Horse
Princess Mirror-Belle and the Flying Horse
Princess Mirror-Belle and the Magic Shoes
Princess Mirror-Belle and the Magic Shoes
The Singing Mermaid
The Singing Mermaid
What the Ladybird Heard Sticker Activity Book
What the Ladybird Heard Sticker Activity Book
Let's Read! The Princess and the Wizard
Let's Read! The Princess and the Wizard
The Princess Mirror-Belle Collection
The Princess Mirror-Belle Collection
The Bear and the Bees
The Bear and the Bees
What the Ladybird Heard Sound Book
What the Ladybird Heard Sound Book
The Rhyming Rabbit
The Rhyming Rabbit
The Princess and the Wizard Activity Book
The Princess and the Wizard Activity Book
Sharing a Shell Big Book
Sharing a Shell Big Book
What the Ladybird Heard
What the Ladybird Heard

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Play dominoes with the ladybird!

Play dominoes with the ladybird!

Download and print these What The Ladybird Heard dominoes

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What the Ladybird Heard Next trailer

What the Ladybird Heard Next trailer

The much anticipated sequel to the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard. 

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Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks selected as the official World Book Day £1 book

Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks selected as the official World Book Day £1 book

Macmillan Children’s Books is delighted to announce their official World Book Day UK £1 book – Princess Mirror-Belle and Snow White by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks.

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