Daisy and the Trouble with Maggots by Kes Gray
  

Daisy and the Trouble with Maggots

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

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A World Book Day 'Recommended Read' for 2011

A hilarious and action-packed mini-adventure perfectly pitched for young readers. Daisy knows she’s going to love going on a fishing trip with her uncle even if she knows absolutely nothing about fishing! Daisy’s uncle makes sure she has her own rod, her own catapult and her own bait – maggots. The combination is a recipe for disaster. How the fishing trip goes and how the maggots end up in some unexpected places is a wonderfully entertaining adventure.

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Daisy and the Trouble with Maggots by Kes Gray

Daisy is incredibly excited when her uncle offers to take her on a fishing trip. There's so much new stuff to learn! Like how water witches turn fishermen into dog poos, why supermarkets don't stock picknicky things like lemonade and chicken wings on the same shelf, and why it's a really, really bad idea to use wriggly tiggly maggots as catapult amunition...

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Daisy, with her perfectly round face, determined, beady eyes and severe Joan of Arc coif, is a veritable icon of juvenile intransigence. Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Kes Gray

Kes Gray is a bestselling, award-winning author of more than 50 books for children of all ages, including critically acclaimed picture book, Oi Frog! (Hodder) and the Daisy series (Random House). As well as winning the Red House Children's Book Award for Eat Your Peas, Billy's Bucket and Daisy and the Trouble With Zoos(Random House), Kes was noted by The Independent as one of the top ten children's authors in the UK only a year after publishing his first book. Kes lives with his wife and family in Essex.

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Paperback
240 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

29th July 2010

ISBN

9781862308466

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