Meet the ladybird’s animal friends from What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday around the zoo on our storytelling trail.

Pick up a map when you arrive and explore the zoo to find the animals from the story and pick up some drawing tips on the way!  Visit the snapping crocodiles, the roaring lions and the howling monkeys to complete the trail.

Then put your drawing skills to test for the chance to win some great prizes, including a including a super-sparkly library of books signed by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, and a Chester Zoo adoption pack. All you need to do is send us your drawing of your favourite animal from the zoo, and Lydia will pick her favourite. Find out all the T&Cs here >

You’ll be given a Stories at Chester Zoo map when you arrive at the zoo which will have all the details about the trail and competition.

Download our PLAY! Stories map to find all the fun!