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Gertie's day starts with a frown which no-one can shift until she meets a cheeky monkey who (literally) turns her world upside down! Now she can cheer everyone up with her infectious smile. A read-out-loud gem from the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize.
Gertie wakes up in a grump and sets out to tell everyone about it. After making the cheerful sun, flowers and fish thoroughly miserable, she feels no better. But when a cheeky monkey teaches her that by turning upside-down her frown turns to a smile, she makes a new friend.
|Publication date:||7th March 2013|
|Publisher:||Pavilion Children's Books an imprint of Anova Books|
|Suitable for:||Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers|
Sam Lloyd studied at Brighton University where she gained a BA Hons in Illustration. Now Sam is the author and illustrator of many successful picture books for children including Happy Day,the Whoops-A-Daisy-World series and Sad Dog which won the Sainsbury’s Baby Book Award in 2003. Success followed with Mr Pusskins which won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Booktrust Pre-School Award and shortlisted for the V & A Illustration Award. Sam's novelty books include the Richard and Judy prize-winning Calm Down, Boris and Hello Dudley. As well as writing and illustrating books, Sam also enjoys yoga, swimming, camping ...More About Sam Lloyd