Let's Read! What the Ladybird Heard

A funny favourite by the author of The Gruffalo – now in a simpler format that helps you read on your own. Hurray! This book has all the original text and complete artwork from Julia Donaldson’s wonderful rhyme. Only now it’s got a clearer page layout and typeface to give you a helping hand. If you already know the story, use your memory as a guide. Or if you don’t, you’ve got a huge treat ahead: enjoying it for the first time. Spot a tiny ladybird in the quirky pictures, and make your loudest farmyard noises. Is it quiet? Something’s wrong!

  • Fantastic new easy-read edition of this merry favourite
  • A bestselling rhyme from the UK’s top picture book team
  • Now with a clearer font and layout for new solo readers
  • The full original text and artwork in a simpler format

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    Julia Donaldson

    Julia Donaldson is one of the UK’s best loved authors, known for brilliant picture books like The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Stick Man. She was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

    Awards

    Julia has won many major book prizes, including the Smarties and Blue Peter Awards for The Gruffalo, the Blue Peter and Sheffield Children’s Book Prizes for Room on the Broom, the British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year for The Gruffalo’s Child and the Red House Award for Super Worm. Julia was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

  • Awards

    Lydia Monks won the Nestle Smarties prize in 1999 for I Wish I Were a Dog, and the 2010 Royal Mail Award for What the Ladybird Heard, with Julia Donaldson.

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