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Yuk! By Kes Gray

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Auntie Sue is getting married and Daisy is to be her bridesmaid. But Daisy doesn't do dresses and she certainly doesn't do lovely. Daisy wants to wear a football kit, or scuba gear, but Mum and Auntie Sue drag her off to the dress shop. Daisy thinks everything is "Yuk!" until she strikes a deal.
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Yuk! by Kes Gray

Auntie Sue is getting married and she's asked Daisy to be her bridesmaid. But Daisy doesn't do dresses and she certainly doesn't do lovely. Daisy wants to wear a football kit, or scuba gear, or her leopard skin suit, but Mum and Auntie Sue drag her off to the dress shop. Daisy thinks everything is 'Yuk!' until she finally manages to strike a deal and design her own dress ...

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Yuk! Reviews


'"The determined Daisy is to be a bridesmaid at Auntie Sue's wedding, but doesn't do dresses...A compromise is found but not before Nick Sharratt has had fun illustrating the array of dresses with ruffles, bows and sashes..."', Jennifer Taylor, The Bookseller .'"Gray's economical, repetitive text is ably assisted by Sharratt's bold, expressive lines and colours: daisy's eyebrows alone are an essay in rebellion!"', Booktrusted News .'"If your youngesters have been lucky enough to enjoy an earlier book called Eat Your Peas, it's a safe bet that they will like these stories too."', Andy Rutherford, South Wales Argus .'The story will ring bells with many parents and Gray's snappy modern text is cleverly done', John McLay, INK .'Easygoing illustrations interfold with a painstakingly tooled story', Ted Dewan, TES .'Daisy is perfectly observed', Cork Evening Echo .'Sharratt's trademark bold illustrations are a hoot', Junior .'Short review', Families South East .'An image of Daisy illustrates the Easter reading feature', Dinah Hall, The Sunday Telegraph .'"This is a comic battlezone of a book, fun to read aloud . . . . For mini fashionistas. "', Kate Kellaway, The Observer .'"The colourful, joyful pictures perfectly capture Daisy's equally colourful personality"', Inis .'Sharratt and Gray have developed a winning character in Daisy who stands up for the rights of the under-fives. . . You don't mess with Daisy.', Daily Echo .'This is a fun book that a child will want to read again and again. The bright colourful pictures perfectly compliment the simple amusing text.', www.mrsmad.com/book .'It's a lively tale with an appealing humour', West Sussex Gazette .'More in the saga of Daisy, the little girl who doesn't eat peas and knows how to remind adults of their deficiencies.', ibbylink

About Kes Gray


Kes Gray was noted by The Independent as one of the top ten children's authors in the UK in 2003 and twice winner of the Children's Book Award. He is the author of the award-winning Eat Your Peas and five more titles in the acclaimed Daisy series, as well as Our Twitchy and Who's Poorly Too?, illustrated by Mary McQuillan, and Billy's Bucket, illustrated by Garry Parsons (winner of the 2004 Red House Children's Book Award for Younger Readers). He also works as a freelance advertising copyrighter. Nick Sharratt has written and illustrated many books for children. Pants, written by Giles Andreae, won the 2003 Children's Book Award and The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog by Jeremy Strong won it in 1997. He is the illustrator of all Jacqueline Wilson's prize-winning children's novels and his work appears in Playdays and Cosmopolitan. He lives in Brighton.

Additional information

GOR001935795
Yuk! by Kes Gray
Kes Gray
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Random House Children's Publishers UK
2004-03-04
32
037032790X
9780370327907
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.