Lydia Monks

66 children’s books by the writer and illustrator

Lydia Monks gained a First Class degree in illustration from Kingston University and had gone on to become one of the best-loved illustrators today. She has written and illustrated several other picture books for Egmont, including Aaaaarrrgghh, Spider, I Wish I Were A Dog and No More EEE-Orrgh!. Lydia lives in Sheffield with her young family.

2+ years

Sharing a Shell

Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks

Sharing a Shell

The tiny hermit crab loves his brand new shell. But sharing with a blobby purple anenome and a tickly bristleworm is getting a bit cramped! Join Crab, Blob and Anenome as they part ways, and only then discover how much ...

£5.99

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Y Fuwch Goch Gota A'i Geiriau Cynta (Llyfr Sain)

Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks

Y Fuwch Goch Gota A'i Geiriau Cynta (Llyfr Sain)

Two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun, with noisy buttons for little fingers to press! The farm is full of noise, but when Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len hatch a plot to steal the fine ...

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2-6 years

Sugarlump and the Unicorn: Book and CD Pack

Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks

Sugarlump and the Unicorn: Book and CD Pack

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 ...

£8.99

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3+ years

Y Dywysoges A'r Dewin

Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks

Y Dywysoges A'r Dewin

Each time Princess Angharad changes - into a blue fish, a yellow chick, a red fox or a black cat - the wicked wizard finds her and sets her another horrible task. Will this plucky princess be able to outwit him and ...

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7-9 years

The Princess Mirror-Belle Collection

Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks

The Princess Mirror-Belle Collection

Ellen's life is turned upside down by the hilarious Mirror-Belle, a mischievous princess who claims to be from somewhere mysterious and faraway, and who appears out of mirrors to take Ellen on exciting adventures.

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3+ years

Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox

Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks

Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox

Ellen gets a big shock when her double appears out of the bathroom mirror, but Mirror-Belle is a double with a difference! She is a princess, and a mischievous one at that. She is sure that Ellen's chicken pox ...

£11.99

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Bwni'r Bardd

Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks

Bwni'r Bardd

Poor old Rhyming Rabbit is feeling lonely and left out. None of his fellow rabbits appreciate his carefully thought-out poems. And as for the other woodland animals? They just tell him to be quiet! Then one starry night he meets ...

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What The Ladybird Heard

Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks

What The Ladybird Heard

'Oink!' said the cats ...With all the MOOing and HISSing and BAAAing and CLUCKing, the farmyard is full of noise. But when Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len hatch a plot to steal the fine prize cow, it's the quietest ...

£6.99

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