The ladybird and her farm animal friends have a clever crime-busting plan in this fantastic farmyard story, the second picture book in the What the Ladybird Heard series. Now in a classic board book format with a fresh cover design.Once upon a farm lived a ladybird,And these are the things that she saw and heard... Those crafty robbers Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are out of jail, and they're heading back to the farm with another cunning plan to cause trouble. They've been stealing eggs from the fat red hen, but now they're setting their sights higher and are planning to steal the fat red hen herself! Fortunately the quiet, clever ladybird is on their trail, and she and her farm animal friends have a plan of their own.Join the cow, goose, horse, sheep, cat, and everyone's favourite ladybird in this fantastically funny farmyard caper from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. With slapstick action, animal noises and a mysterious Snuggly Snerd bird, What the Ladybird Heard Next is a story you'll be reading over and over again!