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The Girl with the Parrot on Her Head

By Daisy Hirst
Illustrated by Daisy Hirst

A poetic and original picture book about the value of friendship from a remarkable new author.

A beautifully bold and fresh new picture book, this hopeful and endearing story about moving house, making new friends and playing imaginative games is told with simple wit and charm, and offers a touching exploration of feelings. When Simon moves house, Isabel loses her best friend for ever. She is angry and lonely and decides it's better to be by herself. But after a time she faces a new problem that leads her to make a brilliant new friend...

  • An exceptional debut from an exciting new picture book talent.
  • Charming, funny and simple illustrations designed in beautiful, bold and fresh colours create a unique look and feel.
  • A touching and witty exploration of childhood emotions.

About the author

Daisy Hirst is a hugely talented young artist and writer. Daisy studied English and Creative Writing at Warwick University where she composed her own poetry and enjoyed drawing and doodling. Afterwards, Daisy went on to graduate from the Cambridge School of Art MA Course in Illustration. She won the Lara Jones award in the Macmillan Prize for The Runaway Baby. The Girl With the Parrot on Her Head is Daisy's first picture book to be published by Walker Books. Daisy lives in North London. Follow her on twitter @Deenface.

ISBN: 9781406352634
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: February 1, 2015
Dimensions: 215 x 270mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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