Daisy Saves the Day by Shirley Hughes

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.


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.


Charming story about the young Daisy who works in London during the coronation of George V. * The Bookseller Children's Buyer's Guide *

About the Author

Shirley Hughes

Winner of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award 2015.

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. Shirley's first novel, Hero on a Bicycle (9781406336115) was published by Walker in 2012, and her critically acclaimed adventure, Whistling in the Dark was published in 2015. She lives in West London.

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32 pages


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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd September 2015




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