Author: Donaldson, Julia
Brand: Macmillan Children's Books
Edition: Main Market
Format: Picture Book
Number Of Pages: 32
Release Date: 04-04-2019
Details: Product Description
A glittering magical adventure about a girl, a bear and some very special shoes from the bestselling creators of What the Ladybird Heard and Sugarlump and the Unicorn.When Josephine leaves the shoe shop after buying some new running shoes, she hears an unusual sound – Click-click! Click-click! It's a bear with a backpack! Luckily for Josephine, her new shoes are anything but ordinary – these are magic shoes. But can they help her escape the bear when there's a mountain, a bog and even a lake in her way?The Girl, the Bear and the Magic Shoes is an exciting adventure from the stellar picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of What the Ladybird Heard. Full of action and imagination, and with a delightfully unexpected ending, this gorgeously glittery book is one to enjoy over and over again.Enjoy all the stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: Sharing a Shell, The Princess and the Wizard, The Rhyming Rabbit, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox, What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next and What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday.
a charming adventure full of magic and friendship -- Julia Eccleshare (September Pick of the Month) ―
5/5 A gorgeous, glittery book with a delightfully unexpected ending that children will love. ―
South Wales Evening Post
With its subtle back-to-school theme, endearing humour and addictive wordplay, this is a superbly packaged book for sharing at school, home or nursery. ―
Lancashire Evening Post
About the Author
Julia Donaldson has written some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics
The Gruffalo and
The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 25 million copies worldwide and have been translated into over one hundred languages. Her other books include
Room on the Broom, Stick Man and
Zog, illustrated by Axel Scheffle
r, The Hospital Dog, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie and the hugely successful
What the Ladybird Heard adventures, illustrated by Lydia Monks. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle series, illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs – and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was the UK Children’s Laureate 2011–13 and has been honoured with a CBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh.
Lydia Monks is one of the most original and bestselling picture book artists working today. Lydia illustrates several bestselling series including the What the Ladybird Heard adventures and Princess Mirror-Belle, written by Julia Donaldson. Her distinctive use of colour and collage has won her critical acclaim and several awards, including the Royal Mail Scottish Children’s Book Award, the Stockport Children’s Book Award and multiple nominations for the Kate Greenaway Medal.
Mouse’s Big Day, written and illustrated by Lydia, is the first book in her Twit Twoo School series. Lydia lives in Sheffield.
Package Dimensions: 9.7 x 9.6 x 0.2 inches