An action-packed magical adventure about a little girl and her extraordinary new shoes from the bestselling creators of What the Ladybird Heard. When Josephine leaves the shoe shop after buying some new running shoes, she hears an unusual sound, Click-click! Click-click! A bear with a backpack is following her! Luckily for Josephine, her new shoes are anything but ordinary - these are magic shoes. But can they help her escape the bear when there's 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. Full of action and imagination, and with a delightfully unexpected ending, this gorgeously glittery book is one to enjoy over and over again.