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What the Ladybird Heard at Christmas by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks - activity sheets

Unwrap a brand new adventure from everyone’s favourite crime-fighting ladybird!

We’re celebrating What the Ladybird Heard at Christmas, a brand new title in the bestselling What the Ladybird Heard series by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks.

In a big old house, the ladybird is visiting her friend the spider for the festive season. But those two bad men, Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len, are up to no good again. They have a devious plan – to steal the children’s Christmas presents from their stockings! It’s a good thing that the clever little ladybird has overheard their awful plotting, and she has a cunning plan to make sure they don’t get away with it.

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