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What the Ladybug Heard Next

Written by Julia Donaldson & illustrated by Lydia Monks
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Jun 12, 2018
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Out of jail and up to no good, Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are robbers on a mission. They’ve been stealing eggs from the fat red hen, and now they have their eyes set on the real prize—the fat red hen herself. They think their plan is foolproof, but they haven’t counted on one very tiny, very quiet thing. The ladybug has outsmarted these bandits once—and she’s ready to do it again!

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3.5 / 7.0

I like the repetitive animals sounds that would help reinforce learning to a young reader however, I do not enjoy stories with a main story line that includes bad behavior.

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4.5 / 7.0

Rhyming text and colorful mixed-media illustrations make this a fun romp through the barnyard. When thieves plot to steal the hen, the farm animals hatch a plan and come together to keep everyone safe. The story moves along quickly, but there is quite a bit of text on each page, so it’s best for pre-schoolers and older, and would probably need some trimming down to keep toddlers engaged.

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Who Wrote What the Ladybug Heard Next

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Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the bestselling author of many books for children, including One Ted Falls Out of Bed, The Gruffalo, and The Giants and the Joneses. She splits her time between England and Scotland with her family.

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Who Illustrated What the Ladybug Heard Next

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Lydia Monks

Lydia Monks is an award-winning artist whose brilliantly colored collage illustrations are featured in many popular picture books. She lives in Sheffield, England.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781250156525
Publication Date:
June 12, 2018
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2017021148
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1250156521

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