You Do! by Kes Gray


You Do! by Kes Gray

Daisy's mum tells her: 'Don't pick your nose! 'You do!' says Daisy, pointing out the time mum was picking her nose on the way to Gran's. And each time Mum tries to reprimand Daisy for a bad habit, Daisy has an example of when Mum did it, too. If you liked Eat Your Peas and Really, Really , you will love this book!


humorous . . The pictures are sharp and colourful and the tickling scene at the end rings very true. -- Alison Boyle Nursery World 20040113 A thoroughly enjoyable book Books for Keeps 20040120 A good-natured expose of the hypocrisy inherent in that parental maxim: do as I say, not as I do ... What does Daisy get for being such a precocious know-it-all? A damn good tickling. Quite right too Independent This is a great book for an adult and child to share, as the joke lies in the way it gently pokes fun at grown-ups

's sweet characters, fun ending and Sharratt's signature bright illustrations make for a really upbeat, positive read Junior'

About the Author

Kes Gray

In a career spanning twenty years he has written many television advertising campaigns, most notably for Carling Black Label, Prudential and NSPCC.

Kes loves to write and in 1997 a one month sabbatical produced his first and most acclaimed picture book to date, Eat Your Peas. Published in 2000 it became the first picture book in ten years to win the coveted overall prize at the 2001 Federation of Childrens Book Awards. The same year it won the overall prize at Sheffield, was picture book category winner at Stockport and the Experian Big 3 Awards. In 2002 Eat Your Peas was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award. He is also the author for Oi Frog! and titles in the acclaimed Daisy young fiction series - all illustrated by Nick Sharratt. KES GRAY was noted by the Independent as one of the top ten children's authors in the UK in 2003. BILLY BUCKET was winner of the Red House C hildren's Book Award for Younger Readers. Kes lives in Essex with his wife and children.

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Mixed media product
Contains Paperback and CD-Audio (Audiobook)
32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5


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Publication date

1st July 2010



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