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Daisy Saves the Day

By Shirley Hughes
Illustrated by Shirley Hughes

Containing evocative scenes of London during the coronation of George V, this is the latest picture book from one of the world's best-loved illustrators for children.

This charming picture book from the much-loved and award-winning Shirley Hughes tells the story of Daisy Dobbs – a young girl who works in London during the coronation of George V. When Daisy starts as a scullery maid in a grand house, she works as hard as she can to try and please her kindly employers. But her greatest day comes when disaster strikes, and only Daisy can save the day...

  • A beautiful, engaging picture book by Shirley Hughes, with illustrations that draw you in and make you want to linger over each page.
  • "By the end of the picture book you will feel as well-fed as if you had finished an entire and enjoyable novel." - Kate Kellaway, The Observer
  • To learn more about the book, and to download additional resources, visit: www.daisysavestheday.co.uk

About the author

Shirley Hughes has won many prestigious awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal twice. She began to write and design her own picture books when she had a young family and has now published more than two hundred titles, including Dogger, the Alfie series, The Christmas Eve Ghost, Out and About and Let's Join In. Her first novel, Hero on a Bicycle, was published in 2012, followed by Whistling in the Dark. She lives in West London.

ISBN: 9781406360974
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: September 1, 2015
Dimensions: 250 x 270mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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