Daisy and the Trouble with Christmas by Kes Gray
  

Daisy and the Trouble with Christmas

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

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Daisy starts to think about Christmas in september; ideas for presents that friends and family will give, what to ask Santa for, even being told that she’s in the school Christmas play, but can you guess what part? The trouble with Daisy is she finds the idea of Christmas so exciting that everything else goes out the window. Join her on her Christmassy adventures and you can enjoy other Daisy adventures too by clicking here

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Daisy and the Trouble with Christmas by Kes Gray

Christmas: a time of peace, when all is calm? Not if you're Daisy, who has been extremely excited about Christmas since September. And when Daisy is excited, trouble will surely follow! Daisy loves the carols, the sparkly lights, the crackers, the snowmen and especially the chance to be in the school Christmas play. But, as ever with Daisy, things don't go quite according to plan and when the Baby Jesus dolly's head wobbles and falls off, total Christmas chaos ensues.


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A high octane, very funny story about the run-up to Christmas and the excitement of being in the school's seasonal production * Carousel * If an ability to get a reader hooting out loud is the sign of a successful book, then this is it * Sunday Business Post (Eire) *

About the Author

Kes Gray

In a career spanning twenty years Kes Gray 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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Format

Paperback
256 pages

Author

Kes Gray
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Author's Website

www.kesgray.com/

Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Books

Publication date

1st October 2009

ISBN

9781782954217

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