A magical adventure about a girl, a bear, and some very special new shoes, from the bestselling creators of What the Ladybird Heard.When Josephine leaves the shoe store after buying some lovely new running shoes, she hears an unusual sound - Click-click! Click-click! - what's that following her? Quick, it's a bear!Luckily for Josephine, her new shoes are anything but ordinary (they're magic!), but can they help her escape the bear when a mountain, a bog and even a lake are in her way?The Girl, the Bear and the Magic Shoes is an exciting adventure from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. Full of imagination and with a delightfully unexpected ending, this gorgeous, glittery book is one to enjoy over and over again.Enjoy all the stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: Sharing a Shell, The Princess and the Wizard, The Rhyming Rabbit, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox, What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next, and What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday.