ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: February 4, 2021
The Rhyming Rabbit 10th Anniversary Edition
By (author) Julia Donaldson; Illustrated by Lydia Monks
Celebrate ten years of rhyming fun with this special anniversary edition of The Rhyming Rabbit from the brilliant partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks – the bestselling team behind the What the Ladybird Heard adventures.Featuring previously unseen artwork from illustrator Lydia Monks and a special letter from author Julia Donaldson, this celebratory edition with its shiny foiled cover is a perfect gift. And with brilliant rhyming verse and bright and distinctive illustrations, the story is as delightful to read aloud as ever.The Rhyming Rabbit loves to make up entertaining poems, inspired by everything he sees, but the other rabbits don’t appreciate his talent for rhyme. Sad and lonely, the Rhyming Rabbit sets off one starry night all on his own – will he ever find someone to share his poems with?Enjoy more stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: Sharing a Shell, The Princess and the Wizard, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn and the What the Ladybird Heard series.
Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning 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.