Author(s): Julia Donaldson
'...the cow said "MOO!" and the hen said, "CLUCK!" "HISS!" said the goose and "QUACK!" went the duck.' The farm animal stars of WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD now appear in five fantastic jigsaw puzzles. Perfect for little hands, this chunky board book encourages readers to join in with the farm animal sounds, while they piece together five simple puzzles to make their favourite animal characters from the original hugely successful picture book. An exciting new format from the bestselling duo, Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks.
Julia Donaldson (Children's Laureate 2011-2013) is a household name. Her wonderful stories are part of every contemporary family's life, through her bestselling books and brilliant live shows. She writes award-winning fiction, poetry, plays and songs as well as the picture books for which she is best known, including ROOM ON THE BROOM, WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD, THE PAPER DOLLS and THE GRUFFALO. Julia lives with her husband in Sussex. 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 include WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD, THE SINGING MERMAID, SUGARLUMP AND THE UNICORN and for older readers, the PRINCESS MIRROR-BELLE stories.