It's Not Fairy by Ros Asquith
  

It's Not Fairy

Written by Ros Asquith

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This is a wonderful, hilarious fantasy starring a very feisty fairy on a mission. The witty text and illustrations packed with comic detail will have the whole family laughing out loud, as well as encouraging discussion about fairness.

Synopsis

It's Not Fairy by Ros Asquith

The IT'S NOT FAIRY flaps round all night, sorting out what's wrong or right . But there's so many kids saying it's not fair - she's ranting and raving and tearing her hair. She's shouting, 'The very next kids I meet, I'm pretty sure I'm going to EAT!' Billy and Mary say they don't believe in the It's Not Fairy - but that's before she turns up at their house! And it's not only the children she wants to bake into a fairy cake - Mum and Dad come in for their share of blame too. There's nothing for it - the whole family may have to change their ways and be nicer to each other!

Reviews

'Immediate, involving and very, very funny... This is a book that deserves a place on every bookshelf.' Books for Keeps

'Ros Asquith's witty picture book will amuse all families used to hearing the phrase 'It's not fair!' Hilarious illustrations complement this appealing and very entertaining rhyming story that will appeal to children and parents alike. Booktrust

'A book that children can go back to time and time again. A fabulous read.' School Librarian

About the Author

Ros Asquith

Ros Asquith contributes a regular cartoon feature to The Guardian and achieved fame world wide for her Teenage Worrier books (realistic and funny explorations of teen problems and how to solve them) and the Trixie Tempest books aimed at the "tween" market of readers between the ages of nine and twelve. Her book Letters from an Alien Schoolboy was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Book Prize and The Great Big Book of Families, with Mary Hoffman, won the School Libraries Association Prize.

An honours graduate of Camberwell Art School, Asquith worked in graphic design and mural painting before moving into cartooning in the 1980s. She has also served as a theatre critic for several English periodicals. Since 1990 she has been well established as a cartoonist, author, and illustrator.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Ros Asquith
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Author's Website

www.rosasquith.co.uk/

Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

5th September 2013

ISBN

9781847804624

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