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Once upon a farm lived a ladybird,
And these are the things that she saw and heard

Those crafty robbers Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are out of jail, and they're heading back to the farm with another cunning plan to cause trouble. They've been stealing eggs from the fat red hen, but now they're setting their sights higher and are planning to steal the fat red hen herself! Fortunately the quiet, clever ladybird is on their trail, and she and her farm animal friends have a plan of their own. Join the cow, the goose, the horse, the sheep, the cat, and everyone's favourite ladybird in this fantastically funny farmyard caper - a much anticipated sequel to the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard , which has sold over a million copies worldwide. Children will love the gorgeously glittery eye-catching cover, and spotting the sparkly ladybird on every page. With slapstick action, animal noises, and a mysterious Snuggly Snerd bird, What the Ladybird Heard Next is destined to become yet another classic in the Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks collection. Praise for What the Ladybird Heard : "Bursting with colour and verve" - Daily Telegraph
"A terrific and witty adventure" - The Guardian

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This is Book 6 in the What the Ladybird Heard Series. See all What the Ladybird Heard books here.

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16th March '17
I read it to CharlieS2012 aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
Love the cheeky storyline in this book. My son likes to follow the glittery lines as we read. Being a boy he really loves the ending. Good fun reading before bed 
12th May '18
I read it to Vicky1 aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
Love this book it’s a great follow on from the first and a little longer for when they can sit for longer 
6th March '17
I read it to FreddyBoggis aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
What a great book, nice catchy rhyming text and great illustrations really keep you interested. Hefty hugh and lanky len are out and decide to go back to the farm to take the chicken. But the ladybird has a plan. A really fun book that my little boy loves.
6th September '17
I read it to Md2006 aged 5 aged 5
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5 stars
My 5 year old son loves this book, especially the bright colours, he loved the ending!
12th May '17
I read it to PHanke aged 1 aged 1
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5 stars
Another wonderful story in this series!  The sparkle adds a touch of magic to every page and the rhyming tale is a delight to read!
24th January '17
I read it to BellaC aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
We bought this after my daughter loved What the Ladybird Heard. It's a brilliant follow up and she loved the reoccurring characters. The flow of the verse is once again perfect. We always have to read this the night after reading the first at bedtime.
7th November '16
I read it to Ragdollkhanbaby aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
A great follow on from What the Ladybird heard, Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are planning to steal the fat red hen and the ladybird lets all her animal friends know what is being planned. They decide to trick the cunning pair with the help of a giant muck heap! A lovely story, great rhyming from Julia Donaldson and lovely illustrations, highly recommended.
15th June '16
I read it to Lock1 aged 4 aged 4 & to Lock2 aged 10 months aged 0
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5 stars
This fab hardboard version with glittery trails has become a favourite of my 2 boys! It's great to have another sequel from Julia Donaldson, revisiting familiar characters and storylines with her usual quirky twist! This is also a great book as it spans the age gap between my boys (1&5 years old) as the younger enjoys the noises and the glittery trails and the older the storyline and characters, I can't recommend this more highly! 
7th November '16
I read it to Ellielebugjnr aged 1 aged 1
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5 stars
We love this large glittery colourful book. Lovely bedtime story. We sat and read this together. It's a funny clever book. Julia Donaldson is definitely our favourite author. The ladybird heard all the animal noises . She also heard a plan from two naughty thief's. With a cunning plan about a mystical snerd the animals save the day. Lovely rhyming tale full of imagtion and comeuppance for the thief's. 
5th June '19
I read it to Effie aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
Another triumph for the lady bird and her friends. My daughter loves this as much as the original, although slightly less rhythmic/ repetitive and catchy. It’s another lovely storey written beautifully. 
22nd May '17
I read it to KeeratKT aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
Those crafty robbers Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are out of jail, and they're heading back to the farm with another cunning plan to cause trouble. They've been stealing eggs from the fat red hen, but now they're setting their sights higher and are planning to steal the fat red hen herself! Fortunately the quiet, clever ladybird is on their trail, and she and her farm animal friends have a plan of their own. We loved the glittery eye-catching cover and then spotting the sparkly ladybird on every page. This books is great with the humour, animal noises. Another great book from Julia Donaldson!
10th March '18
I read it to Babylc aged 2 aged 2
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4 stars
I found the story a bit too similar to the original ‘What the ladybird heard’ however this doesn’t seem to bother my toddler at all. Great pictures from which he likes to point out the animals and he loves to get involved with the animal noises too. 
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