Lydia Monks at Manchester Literary Festival Family Reading Day

Help us celebrate our 10th anniversary in style! Come dressed as your favourite fictional character to a day that sees popular children's authors, illustrators & performers bring stories to life. You can also drop in to our Market Place at any time throughout the day for free crafts and activities. Suitable for children aged 3-8 years and their families. " " " "Lydia Monks " "What the Ladybird Heard Next, 3.45pm " "Lydia Monks joins us to talk about the follow up to the best-selling picture book What the Ladybird Heard, created with Julia Donaldson. Destined to be another classic, What the Ladybird Heard Next returns to the same farmyard to discover that those crafty robbers Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are out of prison and ready to cause more trouble! Thankfully, our favourite ladybird is on the case and she and her farmyard friends have a plan. Suitable for 3+

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    Manchester Central Library

    St Peter's Square City Centre

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  • Event Start Date

    24/10/2015 12:00 AM

  • Event End Date

    24/10/2015 12:00 AM

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About Lydia Monks

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.