What the
Ladybird Heard

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Join award-winning illustrator Lydia Monks and celebrate the 10th anniversary of the What the Ladybird Heard series and the next in the Twit Twoo School series, Rabbit Races Ahead!

Be part of the adventure in this interactive, storytelling and illustration session and watch as a whole host of glittering characters come to life before your very eyes.

Not to be missed!

Recommended for: 3+




(all those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult)
All adults and children must purchase a ticket to the event

A £2.50 transaction fee per order applies online

Part of the Shakespeare’s Telling Tales Festival 

Running time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

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Lydia Monks is a best selling illustrator and author of children’s books, based in Sheffield. She’s probably most well known for her collaborations with author Julia Donaldson. Many of their books have become household favourites, including What the Ladybird Heard, which has sold over a million copies and been translated into many languages. The book has been adapted into a theatre production, which has toured worldwide.

Lydia’s own books including, Aaarrggh Spider! and the I Wish I Were a Dog have won many awards and accolades. She has just finished the fourth book in her own pre-school series Mungo Monkey.


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