Read by Julian Clary, this is a fantastic CD collection of much-loved stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks.
Make all the farmyard noises with the little ladybird and her friends, rhyme along with the Rhyming Rabbit, help Crab find a brand new shell and see if Princess Eliza can escape from the Wizard. These fun stories are brought to life on CD by Alexander Armstrong, Julian Clary, Imelda Staunton and David Tennant. Including the What the Ladybird Heard song, music and sound effects and with a total running time of 46 minutes, What the Ladybird Heard and Other Stories by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks is a wonderful collection to listen to in the car or at home.
What the Ladybird Heard
Sharing a Shell
The Rhyming Rabbit
The Princess and the Wizard
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 seventy 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 and the sequel What the Ladybird Heard Next. Lydia lives in Sheffield.
Chapter - 1: What the Ladybird Heard Chapter - 2: The Princess and the Wizard Chapter - 3: Sharing a Shell Chapter - 4: The Rhyming Rabbit