This beautiful gift box set includes the beloved picture book from What the Ladybird Heard illustrator Lydia Monks and a soft and comforting plush toy of Spider. A rip-roaring shout-aloud picture book about a spider who wants to be the family pet from the internationally acclaimed illustrator of Julia Donaldson's What the Ladybird Heard, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, and Sharing a Shell. Spider wants to be a family pet. But the family whose house she lives in are terrified of her. Whenever she tries to show them what a great pet she would make, they just scream, "AAAARRGGHH, Spider!" A delightfully funny story all about fitting in, tolerance and making friends. A brilliant opportunity for a creative and interactive storytelling experience for kids aged 3+ where the fun plush toy can be used alongside the book to act out the story, this is the perfect Christmas present for fans of What the Ladybird Heard. Lydia Monks is an award-winning illustrator and author, known for her colourful picture books including I Wish I Were a Dog, Aaaarrgghh, Spider! and the Mungo Monkey series. She has is also the illustrator behind Julia Donaldson's What the Ladybird Heard, The Princess and the Wizard, The Singing Mermaid and Sugarlump and the Unicorn.