With a cast of wonderful sea creatures, including a magical mermaid, and plenty of seaside fun, What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside is a brilliant rhyming adventure from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, featuring glitter on every page. The clever little ladybird is off on a trip to the seaside, but those two bad men, Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len, are also back and they're up to their wicked ways again. This time they're planning to steal the mermaid's long, luscious hair and sell it to a famous star . . . luckily, the crime-busting ladybird has another cunning plan to stop the thieves! Enjoy other stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, The Girl, the Bear and the Magic Shoes, What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next and What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday.
What the Ladybird Heard Sticker Activity Book is a must-have sticker activity book for fans of the bestselling, blockbusting picture book by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. Packed with colouring-in, join-the-dots, word puzzles and reusable stickers, this great-value, pocket money book is perfect for either rainy days or school holiday entertainment.
A wonderful audio CD with four bestselling stories from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks.Join the crime-busting ladybird as she stops two greedy thieves on the farm, help the Singing Mermaid escape the circus and return to her seaside home, follow the magical adventures of Sugarlump the horse when a unicorn grants his every wish and join Ellen and her mischievous reflection for lots of messy fun.With lively performances from Alexander Armstrong, Lauren Laverne, Joanna Page and Sophie Thompson, and including the Sugarlump and the Unicorn Song, music and sound effects, What the Ladybird Heard Next and Other Stories is a must-have audio collection perfect for listening to at bedtime or in the car.Including four much-loved stories: What the Ladybird Heard Next, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn and Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox.
Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire and Entertain
Author: Katherine Rundell
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Category: Juvenile Fiction
In difficult times, what children really need is hope. This collection, packed with short stories, poems, essays and pictures from the very best children's authors and illustrators, aims to provide just that. Within its pages you'll find animal friends from insects to elephants, high-flying grandmas, a homesick sprite, the tooth fairy, and even extra-terrestrial life. This new edition has 133 contributions from children's authors and illustrators, including Lauren Child, Anthony Horowitz, Catherine Johnson, Michael Morpurgo, Onjali Q. Raúf, Axel Scheffler and Jacqueline Wilson. A donation from every sale will go to NHS Charities Together, in gratitude for the incredible efforts of all those who worked in hospitals over the quarantine period. The following proceeds from this ebook will be donated to NHS Charities Together: 35% of publisher's net receipts or at least £1.00 per copy. NHS Charities Together is a charity registered in England and Wales (registered charity no. 1186569)
From Julia Donaldson, the bestselling author of The Gruffalo, comes Princess Mirror-Belle and the Sea Monster's Cave, the exciting adventures of a princess with a difference. Full of black-and-white illustrations by Lydia Monks, Princess Mirror-Belle and the Sea Monster's Cave is perfect for fans of this bestselling picture-book team who are beginning to read on their own. Ellen gets a big shock when her double appears out of the bathroom mirror. But Mirror-Belle is a double with a difference! She is a princess, and a very mischievous one at that. Join magically mischievous Mirror-Belle as she comes popping out of Ellen's mirror to sweep her into a variety of hilarious escapades – from Mirror-Belle muscling in on Ellen's seaside holiday to the return of Prince Precious Paws. You can always guarantee that wherever Mirror-Belle goes, trouble will follow.
From Julia Donaldson, the bestselling author of The Gruffalo, comes Princess Mirror-Belle and The Flying Horse, the exciting adventures of a mischievous princess. Full of black-and-white illustrations by Lydia Monks, Princess Mirror-Belle is perfect for fans of this bestselling picture book team who are beginning to read on their own. This bind-up of two fantastic books, Princess Mirror-Belle and the Flying Horse and Princess Mirror-Belle and the Sea Monster's Cave, contains four delightful stories that children will come back to again and again. Ellen's life is turned upside down by the hilarious Mirror-Belle, a spirited princess who claims to be from somewhere mysterious and far away. She appears out of mirrors to tell Ellen magical stories and take her on exciting escapades. From exploring a hospital after Ellen falls off her bike to chasing after Mirror-Belle's magic ball, going to the seaside and joining the unusual pets club, you can always guarantee that wherever Mirror-Belle goes, trouble will follow. This book contains the following stories: 1. Princess Mirror-Belle and the Flying Horse - The Flying Horse - The Magic Ball 2. Princess Mirror-Belle and the Sea Monster's Cave - The Sea Monster's Cave - The Unusual Pets Club