The complete story and original illustrations of the bestselling WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks have been specially re-designed into an early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy consultant, this new version is intended to help and encourage children who are growing in reading confidence. The farmyard is a very isy place. But when two robbers plot to steal the farmer's fine prize cow, it's the quietest creature of all who saves the day!
Julia Donaldson, the 2011-13 UK Children's Laureate, is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's most-loved picture books. Julia also writes fiction, poems, plays and songs -- and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand.Lydia Monks is one of today's most popular picture book artists. Her distinctive use of colour and collage has won her critical acclaim and several awards, including the Smarties Prize.