Donkey's Busy Day by Natalie Russell


Donkey's Busy Day by Natalie Russell

Donkey is extremely proud to have been put in charge of the farm - and to be responsible for ensuring that all the jobs get done. But when he tries to encourage the animals to help him, they all have their excuses: 'My tummy hurts!' or 'Duck stepped on my toe!' So Donkey has to think hard how to entice the animals into doing some hard work, which might involve a special treat of a picnic and a tractor ride! A charming and very funny story about doing chores that all parents and young children will relate to.


'A charming and funny story

'A clever take on pooling your resources to achieve a common goal. An added bonus is the reward stickers you can put to good use at home'

'Fun to read and a great way to encourage working together and healthy eating'

About the Author

Natalie Russell is a talented author, illustrator and printmaker and has exhibited widely. She lives in Broughty Ferry in Scotland, where rabbits live happily on hillsides - and on the roundabout next to the station. When Natalie's not in her studio creating books, she can be found at Dundee University where she teaches illustration.

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32 pages


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Publication date

2nd February 2009



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