Daisy: Eat Your Peas by Kes Gray


Daisy: Eat Your Peas by Kes Gray

Here comes trouble! A super-dooper picture book featuring the one and only Daisy! Daisy does Not like peas. And there is Nothing that will get her to eat them. Mum says she can have an extra pudding, a chocolate factory or a space rocket with double retro laser blammers - but it just won't work! Can quick-thinking Daisy save her tea time and come up with a cunning plan to turn the tables on Mum? This is a wickedly funny book about dinner time which will appeal to fussy eating children and their despairing parents!


Brilliantly illustrated, this bright and jokey book is a winner -- Nicholas Tucker Independent Daisy, with her perfectly round face, determined, beady eyes and severe Joan of Arc coif, is a veritable icon of juvenile intransigence Publisher's Weekly A brilliantly funny book that will strike familiar chords with both parents and children Junior Hilarious Sunday Express A winner in any early years classroom Early Years Educator

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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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

1st January 2009



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