When Josephine leaves the shoe shop 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 - these are magic shoes - but can they help her escape the bear with a mountain, a bog and even a lake 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, creators of What the Ladybird Heard. Full of imagination and with a delightfully unexpected ending, this gorgeously 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.