This beautiful gift box set includes the picture book and true-to-character plush toys of Julia Donaldson's Night Monkey and Day Monkey. Julia's enchanting picture book is a heart-warming story about friendship and overcoming differences. Night Monkey and Day Monkey don't think they have much in common. But when they each spend time in the other's opposite worlds, they learn a lot. And they also learn to be the best of friends.One of the finest rhyming picture book stories from Julia Donaldson, the author behind The Scarecrows' Wedding, What the Ladybird Heard Next, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, and The Gruffalo. Full of fun and food for thought, Night Monkey, Day Monkey is beautifully drawn by Lucy Richards. Children aged 2 upwards will go mad for the accompanying monkeys which can be used separately or hold hands as the characters do in the book. A must for everyone who loves the magic of Julia Donaldson.Julia Donaldson, the 2011-2013 Children's Laureate, is the prize-winning author of some of the world's most-loved picture books including, The Gruffalo, The Scarecrows' Wedding, What the Ladybird Heard and Night Monkey, Day Monkey. Julia Donaldson's collaborations with Axel Scheffler, including Stick Man, Tabby McTat, and Tiddler have sold millions of copies, and Room on the Broom is now an Academy Award-nominated short film.Lucy Richards is a much-loved illustrator of children's books. Her many collaborations include Julia Donaldson and Michael Morpurgo. Lucy has also written and illustrated her own book The Magic Sky.