Daisy and the Trouble with Kittens by Kes Gray

Daisy and the Trouble with Kittens

Written by Kes Gray
Illustrated by Nick Sharratt
Part of the Daisy Fiction Series

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Holiday excitement nearly gets too much in this latest story about Daisy to whom too much is almost always happening! Daisy is going on holiday to Spain. She gets to go in a plane, to see a palm tree and eat octopus! But best of all Daisy finds five loveable kittens. How Daisy manages her kittens while mum manages her new romance captures the ups and downs of holidays to perfection. There's even a free daisy bookmark inside this book along with details on how to join the 'Daisy Club'.

Daisy and the Trouble with Life is also available.


Daisy and the Trouble with Kittens by Kes Gray

Daisy is going on holiday! In an actual plane to actual Spain! It's so exciting! She's never seen a palm tree before, or eaten octopus, or played zombie mermaids, or made so many new friends! Trouble is, five of them are small and cute and furry kittens!!!! And guess who wants to be their new English Mum?

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Gray's instinct for irony goes hand in hand with Parsons

's senses of humour, making the book a worthy and hilarious successor to all the other Daisy books that are available. The book is great fun for reading aloud, or even on one's own -- Rudolf Loewenstein The School Librarian'

About the Author

Kes Gray

In a career spanning twenty years he has written many television advertising campaigns, most notably for Carling Black Label, Prudential and NSPCC.

Kes loves to write and in 1997 a one month sabbatical produced his first and most acclaimed picture book to date, Eat Your Peas. Published in 2000 it became the first picture book in ten years to win the coveted overall prize at the 2001 Federation of Childrens Book Awards. The same year it won the overall prize at Sheffield, was picture book category winner at Stockport and the Experian Big 3 Awards. In 2002 Eat Your Peas was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award. He is also the author for Oi Frog! and titles in the acclaimed Daisy young fiction series - all illustrated by Nick Sharratt. KES GRAY was noted by the Independent as one of the top ten children's authors in the UK in 2003. BILLY BUCKET was winner of the Red House C hildren's Book Award for Younger Readers. Kes lives in Essex with his wife and children.

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256 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Random House Children's Books

Publication date

7th May 2009




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