I Don't Like Gloria! by Kaye Umansky

I Don't Like Gloria!

Written by Kaye Umansky
Illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain


I Don't Like Gloria! by Kaye Umansky

A humorous picture book taking a sideways look at the chaos caused by new arrivals! Colin the dog is not happy. A newcomer has arrived: Gloria the cat. Gloria eats from Colin's bowl, takes up residence in Colin's basket, and becomes the all-round centre of attention. But hey. What's this? A box has arrived. Jeffrey the rabbit has come to live with them. Colin and Gloria finally come to agree on something: We REALLY don't like Jeffrey!


It is a brilliant book because it has an animal cast that conveniently deflects the emotional focus and, at the same time, allows it to be anything but delicate. * The Observer *

About the Author

Kaye Umansky

Kaye Umansky is a very successful writer for children, with her books ranging from picture books to novels.

Kaye Umansky trained as a teacher, only beginning to write after her daughter was born. Kaye is the much-loved author of the Pongwiffy books and lives in London where she writes in an office with stars on the ceiling.

Awards Kay has collected
Nottinghamshire Book Award 1993 for Pongwiffy and The Spell of The Year
TES Junior Music Book Award 1999 for Three Rapping Rats

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Book Info


32 pages


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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st July 2008



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