Daisy Saves the Day
Written by Shirley Hughes
Illustrated by Shirley Hughes
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This charming picture book is an enchanting evocation of life in London at the time of the coronation of George V, by the much-loved and award-winning illustrators for children, Shirley Hughes. Perfect to share with younger children but also a great picture book for more confident readers to bridge the gap between picture books and chapter books.
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Daisy Saves the Day by Shirley Hughes
When young Daisy Dobbs 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. This charming picture book, by the much-loved and award-winning Shirley Hughes contains evocative scenes of London during the coronation of George V.
- from the author of Dogger and the Alfie stories - is the ultimate comfort read ... a delightful introduction to the history of class and the importance of education. The Times A typically appealing story of goodwill and kindness and Hughes
, Daily Post (North Wales), Evening News (Teeside) and the South Wales Echo Loved, loved this book! babybuzz Magazine It's wonderful to see a new book from the brilliant Shirley Hughes and her nostalgic style is perfect for a book with a historical background... Yet again, Shirley Hughes has brought us a gem of a book. Parents in Touch Nostalgic in all the right ways. The Book Bag Charming baby & me Evocative storytelling at its best. Little London One of the country's best loved children's authors ... a poignant and charming story. Made for Mums Touching, colourful and a good story to read to the sixes-plus Newbury Weekly News A lovingly detailed evocation of Edwardian domestic life ... a vivid way to bring history alive for young readers The School Librarian The traditional storytelling of Shirley Hughes comes as a calming breathe of fresh air... the Upstairs Downstairs world of a scullery maid The Herald (Glasgow) A charming story of life below stairs with the delightful Daisy reminding me of the resourceful heroines of my Bunty-reading days! Hughes
's situation in seemingly effortless vignettes, alternating with wonderfully dramatic double spreads. Highly recommended. Children's Books Ireland Recommended Read An accurate evocation of the period Carousel A books to be read over and over Books for Keeps'
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Walker Books Ltd
1st September 2014
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