Sugarlump and the Unicorn
PUBLICATION MAY 2014
When Sugarlump the rocking horse wishes to see the world, a magical unicorn with a silver horn and sparkling blue eyes turns him into a real horse. But after trotting around the farm, galloping around a racetrack and even dancing at the circus, Sugarlump learns to be careful what he wishes for and realises how much he misses the children he left behind. Luckily the unicorn has one more wish to grant ...Sugarlump and the Unicorn, the sixth title from this #1 bestselling, chart-busting team is bursting with Julia Donaldson's rhythmic, lyrical verse and Lydia Monks's bright, beautiful illustrations. There's glitter on every page too! Praise for The Singing Mermaid: "[A] tip-top adventurous ballad which will hold its readers captive." - Guardian "[...] a delightful rhyming adventure." - Daily Mail
A glittery adventure from the bestselling creators of What the Ladybird Heard.
Julia Donaldson, the 2011-13 UK Children's Laureate, is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's most-loved picture books, including THE GRUFFALO. Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs -- and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Lydia Monks is one of the most original picture book artists working today. Her distinctive use of colour and collage has won her critical acclaim and several awards, including the Smarties Prize. Her collaborations with Julia include WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD, SHARING A SHELL, THE SINGING MERMAID, RHYMING RABBIT and for older readers, the PRINCESS MIRROR-BELLE stories.