Author(s): Julia Donaldson
Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks have been creating beautiful bestselling stories for over a decade. Their clever, funny and heart-warming tales should be found on every child's bookshelf, and now all eight are available together in hardback in the What the Ladybird Heard and Other Stories Bedtime Bookcase. This colourful, jam-packed collection comes in a specially-designed glittery bookcase, and includes: What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, Sharing a Shell, The Singing Mermaid, The Rhyming Rabbit, The Princess and the Wizard and Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox.
A glittery bookcase containing eight beautiful hardback editions of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks' bestselling picture books.
Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include Sharing a Shell, the bestselling smash-hit What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over sixty languages. Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh. 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.