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Kes Gray - Author

About the Author

 

Kes Gray is a bestselling, award-winning author of more than 50 books for children of all ages, including critically acclaimed picture book, Oi Frog! (Hodder) and the Daisy series (Random House). As well as winning the Red House Children's Book Award for Eat Your Peas, Billy's Bucket and Daisy and the Trouble With Zoos(Random House), Kes was noted by The Independent as one of the top ten children's authors in the UK only a year after publishing his first book. Kes lives with his wife and family in Essex. 

 

 

Featured books by Kes Gray

How Many Legs?

How Many Legs?

3+ readers 5+ readers

Author: Kes Gray Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/02/2015

How many legs would there be if a polar bear came for tea? How high would the leg count go if a squid rode in on a buffalo? As more and more animals join in the fun, count along if you can! Jim's first picture book Cats Ahoy! won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize in 2011. Kes is one of the Independent's TOP TEN children's authors and winner of the Red House Children's Book Award.

Other books by Kes Gray

The Night After Christmas

The Night After Christmas

Author: Kes Gray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2020

A brilliantly funny Christmas picture book from the bestselling author of Oi Frog! Phew! Now that the presents are all delivered, Santa and his elves can enjoy their own festive fun! With crackers and presents, dance-offs and light shows, Santa's Boxing-night party is the North Pole's biggest event of the year! A hilarious follow-up to the bestselling The Night Before the Night Before Christmas. This rhyming picture book is perfect for anyone who has ever wondered what Santa gets up to once all the present are delivered.

Daisy and the Trouble with Giants

Daisy and the Trouble with Giants

Author: Kes Gray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2020

Daisy's having trouble with giants - cheeky, extremely readable and funny young fiction from the bestselling author behind the hilarious OI FROG series. Fee Fi Fo Fum! What has Daisy gone and done?! Daisy has decided she wants to meet a REAL giant! Trouble is . . . if you want to meet a giant you need a magic bean. And finding magic beans can be troublesome . . . The trouble with giants is they really shouldn't live at the top of magic beanstalks. If giants didn't live at the top of magic beanstalks then Daisy is convinced that she wouldn't have got into big trouble AGAIN!

Daisy and the Trouble with Christmas

Daisy and the Trouble with Christmas

Author: Kes Gray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2020

A brilliantly funny story of Christmas chaos starring the one and only Daisy, from the bestselling author behind the hilarious OI FROG series. Daisy is SOOOOOOOO excited about Christmas! She loves the carols, the crackers, and especially the chance to be in the school Christmas play. She's got SEVEN whole words to learn! But when Daisy and her best friend Gabby decide the dolly their teacher has chosen to play the Baby Jesus is a bit . . . well, boring, Daisy comes up with a plan that will mean TROUBLE!

Daisy and the Trouble with Burglars

Daisy and the Trouble with Burglars

Author: Kes Gray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2020

Daisy's back, and getting into more trouble than ever - this time as a detective! Cheeky, extremely readable and funny young fiction from the bestselling author behind the hilarious OI FROG series. When three actual burglaries happen in Daisy's town, Daisy is beside herself with excitement. Two houses and the fish and chip shop have been broken into (and lots of cods and haddocks have been stolen). Anyone could be next! Daisy wants to help. Together with Gabby and Dylan, she forms her own detective agency. Armed with a notebook, a magnifying glass, a camera and a box of icing sugar, she sets out on the burglars' trail. Trouble is, detective work is hard when you're not allowed to go further than the end of the road . . .

Oi Aardvark!

Oi Aardvark!

Author: Kes Gray Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Baboons sit on balloons, crocs sit on clocks and donkeys sit on long keys . . . Let Frog, Dog and Cat guide you through the alphabet from Aardvark to Zebra in this hilarious new picture book from the creators of Oi Frog! With a special fold-out surprise! The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends! Praise for Oi Frog!: 'An absolute treat' - Daily Mail 'Everyone will love it' - Guardian

Daisy and the Trouble with Vampires

Daisy and the Trouble with Vampires

Author: Kes Gray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Daisy's getting into some seriously spooky trouble on Halloween! Cheeky, extremely readable and funny young fiction from the bestselling author behind the hilarious OI FROG series. It's Halloween and Daisy is going trick-or-treating for the very first time. In the dark . . . in the fog . . . with a VAMPIRE . . . armed only with a torch and some silly string. GULP! The funny, spooky and totally troublesome tale from the bestselling Daisy series.

Daisy and the Trouble with Coconuts

Daisy and the Trouble with Coconuts

Author: Kes Gray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2020

Daisy's back, and running into trouble again . . . this time at the funfair! Cheeky, extremely readable and funny young fiction from the bestselling author behind the hilarious OI FROG series. Here comes trouble! Daisy cannot wait to go to the funfair! But the trouble with funfairs is, there are coconuts there. And coconuts are THE WORST TYPE OF NUTS. Daisy very firmly believes that they shouldn't be allowed at a funfair. They're too big and too hairy, and if you win one they just get you in trouble. Which DEFINITELY isn't Daisy's fault!

Daisy and the Trouble with Piggy Banks

Daisy and the Trouble with Piggy Banks

Author: Kes Gray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2020

Daisy's getting into more trouble than ever in her tenth brilliantly funny book! From the bestselling author behind the hilarious OI FROG series. Here comes trouble! Daisy has a lot to learn when it comes to saving and making money. When her best friend Gabby gets the most awesome, immense, water-squirting micro-scooter Daisy's ever seen, she MUST have one too! The trouble is, is they cost a LOT of money. So Daisy and Gabby hatch a money-making plan. Surely nothing will go wrong?

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