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What the Ladybird Heard

26th March 2015

Another treat for children is on the horizon as Julia Donaldsons What the Ladybird Heard is translated into Scots. Well known author James Robertson has now produced a version called Whit the Clockleddy Heard, together with illustrations by Lydia Monks. The paperback tells the story of two robbers who plan to steal a farmers prize cow and encounter all kinds of mischief at the hands of the ladybird, or, as described in Scots, Twa sleekit thieves, yin wee clockleddy, and a haill fermyaird o fun!


The book will be launched by Black and White Publishing in Edinburgh on 30 April 2015 and is priced 6.99 (ISBN 978 84502 957 9) but if you would like to find our more, or ask about orders, please contact Laura Nicol on e-mail laura@blackandwhitepublishing or phone 0131 625 4500.