Dandylion

Dandylion

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Summary

When the 'delightfully different, bright yellow and rather scruffy' Dandylion joins Miss Gardener's neat and tidy class, chaos and fun follow. But after one messy incident too many he's told to go home - he just doesn't fit in. It doesn't take long, however, for everyone to realise that too much neatness and order isn't always a good thing and everyone's desperate for Dandylion to return!

At last, Dandylion feels like a wildflower in the right place!

An empowering story about friendship, diversity and finding your place.

About the author

Lizzie Finlay

Lizzie Finlay is the illustrator of A Tale of Two Wolves (Flying Foxes 2002). She studied Illustration at Exeter College of Art and has published a number of picture books, including Sam's First Day (Mantra 2000) and Buri and the Marrow (Mantra 2000). Her line drawings appear in I'm Telling You (Cambridge Young Writers Award, CUP 2000) and Write Here Write Now (DfEE/CUP 2000).
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