Happy Families: Miss Dirt the Dustman's Daughter

An all-time funny classic from an author we adore! Daisy Dirt is the richest girl in the world, yet also the poorest! She has the biggest room in the world – and also the smallest! How can this be? Join Daisy as she zooms between two homes: one with her dad – a dustman on the dole – and one with her mum, who has married a Duke with a Daimler. When the Duke loses his fortune and Daisy’s dad wins the lottery, everything turns back to front and inside out!

  • A classic comic read-alone exploring family life
  • Allan Ahlberg is a true great of children’s fiction
  • Perfect for new readers, with lovely colour artwork
  • Gives little ones a fun insight into jobs people do

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    Allan Ahlberg

    Allan Ahlberg is one of Britain’s best-loved children’s writers and is the author of over a hundred books.

    Awards

    Allan’s work has been recognised by many of the top awards in children’s books, including The Red House Children’s Book Award for The Jolly Postman, The Man Who Wore All of His Clothes and The Pencil.

  • Tony Ross

    Multi-award-winning Tony Ross has become one of the best-known creators of original and traditional picture books and his work has been published all over the world. As well as his own books, he has illustrated books for authors such as Roald Dahl, Paula Danziger and Michael Palin.

    Awards

    Tony Ross has won a number of awards for illustration, including the Dutch Silver Paintbrush Award for the best illustrations by a foreign artist.

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