Daisy and the Trouble With Giants - Kes Gray (Paperback)

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If Daisy met a real giant he'd pick Daisy up and put her on his shoulder and they'd have giant adventures! They'd eat crunchy creams as big as tractor tyres, and if she got thirsty, they'd have giant lemonades out of giant straws.

Product Details

Barcode
9781862304956
Department
Books
Released
1 May 2010
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Kes Gray
Nick Sharratt (Illustrator)
Gary Parsons (Illustrator)
Garry Parsons (Illustrator)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Trafalgar Square Books
Series
Daisy Series
Language
English
Number of Pages
240
Dimensions
171 x 127 x 13mm (159g)

Annotation

  • Impressed by the story of "Jack and the Beanstalk," Daisy plays giant and decides she would like to meet one, for which she needs a magic bean, and her search leads her from one mishap to another during a visit to her grandparents.
  • Daisy has decided she wants to meet a Real giant! If Daisy met a real giant he'd pick Daisy up and put her on his shoulder and they'd have giant adventures! They'd eat crunchy creams as big as tractor tyres, and if she got thirsty, they'd have giant lemonades out of giant straws. Trouble is, if you want to meet a giant you need a magic bean.

Summary

  • Daisy has decided shewants tomeet a real giant! Trouble is, if you want to meet a giant you need a magic bean, and finding a magic bean can be troublesome. The trouble with giants is they really shouldn’t live at the top of magic beanstalks. If they didn’t, then Daisy is convinced that she wouldn’t have got into big trouble again!

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Girls & Women
BIC Classification 1
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Giants; Fiction.
Library Subject 2
Imagination; Fiction.
Library Subject 3
Grandparents; Fiction.
Dewey Classification
[Fic]

Author Bio

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 other 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 the Creative Director for an advertising agency.

Review Quotes

"Daisy, with her perfectly round face, determined, beady eyes and severe Joan of Arc coif, is a veritable icon of juvenile intransigence" * Publishers Weekly *