"When the wildlife park near us closed I bought a moose for Granny. She tried hard not to show it, but she was really pleased." Annie always gets things wrong, luckily her gran's there to bail her out. So whether Annie's baking birthday surprises for the circus family next door or doing the laundry...in Lapland, your guaranteed an adventure!
A brilliant, bubbly new character. Readers of 6+ will be fighting to befriend her. Clever, quirky, funny stories with the instant child appeal of 'Horrid Henry'. The first book in a sassy new series from two brand new writers. Four complete stories in each book - perfect for reading aloud and for beginner readers, for boys and for girls. Fantastic for repeat reading too - a child (or adult!) will find something different to enjoy ... every time. Laugh-out-loud half-tone drawings which, like the writing, are full of character and life.
"Funny and quirky, children will instantly recognise themselves, Ideal for reading aloud and beginner readers." Bookseller Buyer's Guide Highlights, 16 Jan 04 "With lots of clever word play, these amusing stories will really appeal to young readers." Waterstone's Books Quarterly, 2004 "...a female character who will challege Horrid Henry's popularity" School Librarian, Autumn 04
Tony and Jan Payne are a husband and wife writing team who live in the Dordogne in France. For a time they had their own card company Payne Family Cards, for which they designed and published children's pop-up greetings cards. They are now concentrating on developing their remarkable and original talents writing stories for young readers.