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Description - Daisy and the Trouble with Life by Kes Gray

In Daisy s guide to life, nothing is quite black and white. The trubble with life is it's sooooooo not fair. The trouble with Mums is that you can't swap them for other mums when you need to. And the trouble with being grounded is it's sooooooo boring. You absolutely can't go anywhere at all. No hopping jumping, flying or parachuting . . . Daisy's got ever so much time to think about what she's done. Really, it wasn't her fault. If her pocket money hadn't run out, and if someone hadn't dropped a strawberry dib-dab on the pavement and if strawberry dib-dabs weren't Daisy's absolutely favourite sweet . . . Who knew that it had invisible red germs that are so totally teensy and that Auntie Sue says give you tummy trouble? Daisy's trips to the loo are interspersed with hilarious musings about the trouble with everything, from her goldfish Freddie who thinks it's a dolphin, to playing nicely at Gabby's house, to the school name-caller Jack Beechwhistle, to remote control cars and hosepipes that don't do as they're told. ow, if only Daisy can find a word to rhyme with hippopotamus, she and Gabby can magic next door's cat into a hippo. When she's un-grounded and off the loo, of cours

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781862301672
ISBN-10: 1862301670
Format: Paperback
(177mm x 130mm x 15mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Red Fox
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kes Gray

Kes Gray was noted by The Independent as one of the top ten children's authors in the UK in 2003. He is the author of the award-winning Eat Your Peas and four more titles in the acclaimed Daisy series, as well as Our Twitchy and Billy's Bucket, illustrated by Garry Parsons, winner of the Red House Children's Book Award for Younger Readers. He also works as a freelance advertising copy writer. /i>Garry Parsons studied Fine Art at Brighton College and after that he went on to study illustration. His picture books include Billy's Bucket, winner of the 2004 Children's Book Award, Krong!, winner of the Words Out! Picture Book Prize, and G.E.M. by Jane Clarke. He has also illustrated George's Secret Key by Lucy and Stephen Hawking. He lives in London. /b>Nick Sharratt has written and illustrated many books for children. Pants, written by Giles Andreae, won the 2003 Children's Book Award and The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog b<

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