Books

Daisy and the Trouble with Chocolate

Kes Gray (and others)

Daisy is SO excited! She's been picked to look after the class hamsters, Pickle and Pops, over the Easter holidays - AND her mum's taking her to Chocolate Land!!!

Trouble is, the two things probably shouldn't mix...

The totally troublesome and laugh-out-loud funny new tale from the bestselling Daisy series.

Daisy and the Trouble with Vampires

Kes Gray (and others)

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 new tale from the bestselling Daisy series.

Daisy: 006 and a Bit

Kes Gray (and others)

Here comes trouble! A super-dooper picture book featuring the one and only Daisy!
Daisy is back and this time she's not just Daisy, she's 006 and a Bit, spy extraordinaire. With her black felt-tip moustache, dark glasses, secret spy gadgets and special spy code, she's poised and ready for action. There's just one problem, nobody can understand a word she's saying! Mrs Pike the neighbour, Tiptoes the cat and even Gabby, Daisy's best friend, are all baffled by her spy language.

Poor 006 and a Bit is about to abandon her mission when a mysterious stranger with a blue moustache and purple beard pokes his head around the door . . .

Daisy: Tiger Ways

Kes Gray (and others)

Here comes trouble! A super-dooper picture book featuring the one and only Daisy!
Join Daisy on her imaginary romp through the jungle, where she is adopted by tigers and must learn the "tiger way" to survive. Still it's not all bad, she gets to live in a cave, sleep in trees and, best of all, she doesn't need to take a bath - because everyone knows all cats are afraid of water!

This is another fantastically funny tale, with all the trademark cheek and wit that has made the Daisy series such a roaring success!

A Summer Double Daisy

Kes Gray (and others)

Daisy's getting into double the trouble in this fantastic collection! Whether she's making lots of furry friends on her summer holiday in Spain, or trying to win a coconut at the fair, one thing's for sure - there's always trouble when Daisy's about.

Daisy: You Do!

Kes Gray (and others)

Here comes trouble! A super-dooper picture book featuring the one and only Daisy!
Daisy's mum tells her: 'Don't pick your nose!''You do!' says Daisy, pointing out the time mum was picking her nose on the way to Gran's.

Each time Mum tries to reprimand Daisy for a bad habit, Daisy has an example of when Mum did it too. If you liked Eat Your Peas and Really, Really, you will love this book!

Daisy: Yuk!

Kes Gray (and others)

Here comes trouble!

A super-dooper picture book featuring the one and only Daisy!

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 . . .

Jack Beechwhistle: Attack of the Giant Slugs

Kes Gray

Don't panic, but you're in danger.

At least, you would be, if Jack Beechwhistle wasn't around to protect the world from alien attacks, zombie sweet-shop owners, and exploding conkers - with a bit of help from his trusty sidekicks, Colin and Harry (as long as it's not past Colin and Harry's bedtime). Their missions are daring, dangerous, and deadly. They even have top-secret headquarters (the shed by the rhubarb patch).

But now Jack's about to face his most challenging challenge yet. The Attack of the Giant Slugs.

And they're on their way to Jack's school - right in the middle of maths!

Daisy and the Trouble With Jack

Kes Gray

Daisy can't believe it! Mrs Peters is making her sit next to Jack Beechwhistle - the worst boy in the school, and possibly the whole world!

Jack is so mad! Mrs Peters is making him sit next to Daisy Butters - she's such an annoying blabber!

As the school day goes on, Daisy and Jack think of more and more ways to get one up on each other. Then they both have a brilliant idea!

Trouble is, Daisy and Jack might be more alike than they realized . . .

A funny, mischievous and totally troublesome tale for girls and boys, written and published specially for World Book Day 2016.

Daisy: Really, Really

Kes Gray (and others)

Here comes trouble! A super-dooper picture book featuring the one and only Daisy!
When Daisy gets left with a babysitter for the first time, she fibs and says that she usually has ice-cream and chips for tea, never gets dirty, and always stays up watching videos till midnight. 'Really?' asks Angela. 'Really, really,' fibs Daisy. But what will happen when Mum comes home? If you liked Eat Your Peas, you will really, really like this book!

A Winter Double Daisy

Kes Gray (and others)

Daisy's getting into double the trouble in this fantastic collection! Whether she's tracking down thieves in DAISY AND THE TROUBLE WITH BURGLARS, or starring in her school nativity play in DAISY AND THE TROUBLE WITH CHRISTMAS, one thing's for sure - there's always trouble when Daisy's about.

Daisy and the Trouble with Piggy Banks

Kes Gray

Daisy's getting into more trouble than ever before! When her best friend Gabby turns up at Daisy's house with the most awesome, immense, water-squirting micro-scooter Daisy's ever seen, Daisy knows she's got to have one too! Trouble is, they cost a LOT of money. So Daisy and Gabby hatch a money-making plan...

Daisy and the Trouble with Christmas

Kes Gray (and others)

Daisy has been EXTREMELY excited about Christmas since September. And when Daisy is excited, TROUBLE will surely follow!

Daisy loves the carols, the sparkly lights, the crackers, the snowmen, 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 Sports Day

Kes Gray

Daisy's getting into trouble again, and this time it's at her school Sports Day! Daisy's determined to win her race, and she and best friend Gabby have been training hard. They're going for gold! They're in the zone! They're sticking to a strict athlete's diet of Mars bars, Twiglets and cheese strings! Trouble is, everyone else in the class wants to win too . . .

Peas and Tickles (Daisy Colour Reader)

Kes Gray

Join Daisy in this Double Daisy adventure, perfect for new readers!
Eat Your Peas: Winner of the Children's Book Award. Just how much does Mum want Daisy to eat her peas? Well, she'll give Daisy an extra pudding, a baby elephant, and even a chocolate factory. But Daisy has something up her sleeve!
You Do!: When Daisy's mum tells her not to pick her nose, she replies, "You do!". What other naughty things does Mum do when she thinks Daisy's not looking?

Tigers and Spies (Daisy Colour Reader)

Kes Gray (and others)

Join Daisy in this Double Daisy adventure perfect for new readers!

006 and a Bit: Daisy is on a mission - to be the best spy in the world. She's found the dark glasses and spy gadgets she needs, but can she find someone who understands her secret spy code?
Tiger Ways: Daisy has been adopted by tigers and quickly learns the tiger way. But how can she get the tigers and Mum to learn the Daisy way?

Daisy and the Trouble with Burglars

Kes Gray (and others)

No matter the occasion, Daisy just can't help getting into trouble!

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 . . .

Double Daisy

Kes Gray (and others)

Get into double trouble with Daisy in this fantastic collection, featuring her first two troublesome tales: Daisy and the Trouble with Life and Daisy and the Trouble with Zoos. Trouble is, which story will you read first?

Daisy and the Trouble with Coconuts

Kes Gray (and others)

'The trouble with coconuts is they are the worst type of nuts in the whole wide world. If you ask me, coconuts shouldn’t be allowed in a funfair. If you double ask me, they shouldn’t even be allowed to grow. Coconuts are too big. Coconuts are too hairy. Plus, if you try to win one, they just get you into trouble. Which isn’t my fault!'

Get up to no good with Daisy as she heads to the funfair - for a whole lot more trouble!

Daisy and the Trouble with Maggots

Kes Gray (and others)

Daisy is incredibly excited when her uncle offers to take her on a fishing trip. There's so much new stuff to learn! Like how water witches turn fishermen into dog poos, why supermarkets don't stock picknicky things like lemonade and chicken wings on the same shelf, and why it's a really, really bad idea to use wriggly tiggly maggots as catapult amunition...

Biography

KES GRAY was noted by the Independent as one of the top ten children's authors in the UK in 2003. He is the author of the bestselling DAISY books, including the award-winning EAT YOUR PEAS, and BILLY BUCKET was winner of the Red House Children's Book Award for Younger Readers.