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

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Daisy is incredibly excited when her uncle offers to take her on a fishing trip. Like how water witches turn fishermen into dog poos, why supermarkets don't stock picknicky things like lemonade and chicken wings on the same shelf, and why it's a really, really bad idea to use wriggly tiggly maggots as catapult amunition...

Product Details

Barcode
9781862308466
Department
Books
Released
1 Nov 2010
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Kes Gray
Garry Parsons (Illustrator)
Nick Sharratt (Illustrator)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Trafalgar Square Books
Edition
1
Series
Daisy
Language
English
Number of Pages
226
Dimensions
178 x 133 x 19mm (159g)

Annotation

  • Daisy is excited when her uncle offers to take her on a fishing trip. There's so much new stuff to learn! Like how water witches turn fishermen into dog poos, why supermarkets don't stock picknicky things like lemonade and chicken wings on the same shelf, and why it's a really, really bad idea to use wriggly tiggly maggots as catapult amunition...
  • Daisy is excited when her uncle takes her on a fishing trip, where she gets her own fishing rod and bait box full of actual maggots.

Summary

  • Go crazy for the one and only Daisy!
     
    Daisy is incredibly excited when her uncle offers to take her on a fishing trip. There's so much new stuff to learn, such as how water witches turn fishermen into dog poop, why supermarkets don't stock "picnic-y" things like lemonade and chicken wings on the same shelf, and why it's a really, really bad idea to use wriggly tiggly maggots as catapult ammunition.

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Girls & Women
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Insects, Spiders, etc.
BIC Classification 1
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Fishing; Fiction.
Library Subject 2
Imagination; Fiction.
Library Subject 3
Uncles; Fiction.
Academic Subject 1
Children's Fiction / General
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 Who's Poorly Too?, illustrated by Mary McQuillan, 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 *