Martha, No! by Edward Hardy
  

Martha, No!

Written by Edward Hardy
Illustrated by Deborah Allwright

3+ readers   
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Outwitting nannies is feisty Martha’s speciality. She has already seen off several… Miss Harrington-Chive is absolutely sure that she can do better than the rest. But that is before she has met Martha! Climbing up the Tyrannosaurus Rex in the Science Museum or tunnelling her way out of the sandpit in the playground, Martha causes chaos wherever she goes paying no attention at all to Nanny saying No! A witty contemporary cautionary tale with a satisfying resolution.

The LoveReading Comment:

Meet Martha Felicity Molly-Anne May – she guaranteed to bring chaos into your day. She's the naughtiest girl you'll ever meet, even Mary Poppins would be knocked off her feet! When Martha spends the day with Miss Harrington-Chive, the new nanny gets more than she's bargained for. At the bandstand, at the science Museum and at the restaurant, this poor childminder finds herself screaming - Martha, No!

This is the debut of writer Edward Hardy and illustrated by Deborah Allwright.

Synopsis

Martha, No! by Edward Hardy

Meet Martha Felicity Molly-Anne May - let her bring chaos into your day. She's the naughtiest girl you'll ever meet, even Mary Poppins would be knocked off her feet! When Martha spends the day with Miss Harrington-Chive, the new nanny gets more than she's bargained for. At the bandstand, at the science Museum and at the restaurant, this poor childminder finds herself screaming - Martha, No!

About the Author

Edward Hardy

Edward Hardy was born in Macclesfield Hospital, Cheshire in 1966. He lives in central London with his wife and two children, Emmanuel and Lilian. He first started writing children's books 8 years ago, when his wife was pregnant with Emmanuel. Before then, he worked as a composer and lyricist for many years. He ran an organisation of musical theatre songwriters and was involved in producing and writing shows. He is
inspired by being with his children, is very good at not acting his age and likes to relax by playing the ukulele.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Edward Hardy
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Publisher

Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont Childrens Books

Publication date

2nd August 2010

ISBN

9781405249119

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