Daisy Saves the Day

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Daisy Saves the Day
Written by Shirley Hughes
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763673234
ISBN-13: 9780763673239
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Daisy Saves the Day

author/illustrator: Shirley Hughes

Daisy Dobbs has a mother and little twin brothers, but she lives far from them, serving as a maid in a big house owned by two refined old ladies. Daisy scrubs floors and sweeps stairs, washes dishes and peels potatoes. And sometimes she makes mistakes—like hanging the ladies’ red bloomers out the window for all to see. But in the evenings, Daisy sometimes has a moment to herself, which she uses for her favorite thing: borrowing books from the big house’s parlor. When disaster strikes in the form of a kitchen fire, and Daisy’s quick thinking saves the day, the ladies reward her in the best possible way. With atmospheric text and engaging illustrations, Shirley Hughes gently reminds us that reading is a gift to be treasured.

Beloved author-illustrator Shirley Hughes portrays the life of a young scullery maid in 1911 England as she stumbles and scrabbles toward her true place in life.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$16.99 / $19.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763673234 /  9780763673239
on sale date:
06/2015
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
5 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 13/16" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 4
 
subjects:
Family; Holidays & Celebrations; Social Issues; Historical; School & Education;
author’s comments:
Shirley Hughes has written and/or illustrated more than two hundred children’s books and is one of the world’s best-loved picture-book creators. A two-time recipient of the Kate Greenaway Medal, Shirley Hughes lives in London.
 
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