(For Sugarlump and the Unicorn)A reliably lovely read-aloud rhythm . . . Children will love Lydia Monk's illustrations.(For Sugarlump and the Unicorn) An absolute delight to read aloud(For Sugarlump and the Unicorn) A book that celebrates freedom(For The Singing Mermaid) [A] tip-top adventurous ballad which will hold its readers captive(For The Singing Mermaid) a delightful rhyming adventureA gorgeous board book gift slipcase of two bestselling picture book favourites, Sugarlump and the Unicorn and The Singing Mermaid.
A gorgeous slipcase containing two bestselling favourites from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of the What the Ladybird Heard series – the perfect gift!
Join in the unicorn fun in Sugarlump and the Unicorn, a magical adventure about a lonely rocking horse who longs to see the world. Then visit the circus and help the poor mermaid find her way back to the freedom of her ocean home in The Singing Mermaid.
These two much-loved favourites are brought together in a beautiful slipcase edition, making Sugarlump and the Unicorn and The Singing Mermaid Board Book Slipcase the perfect gift for young unicorn and mermaid fans!
Julia Donaldson is the author of 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 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs – and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was 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. She is also the author and illustrator of the Twit Twoo School picture books. Lydia lives in Sheffield.