Come On, Daisy!
By Jane Simmons
Daisy the duckling is lost! Will she find her way back to Mamma?
Mamma Duck tells Daisy to stay close, but Daisy thinks that chasing dragonflies and bouncing on lilypads looks much more fun . . .
This warm and comforting story, starring Daisy the duck, has been delighting children for over 15 years.
Jane has tried her hand at landscape gardening, futon making, teaching basket weaving and soft toy making but claims the only thing that has held her interest was the idea of writing and illustrating children's books. \n \nAs a mature student, Jane studied illustration at Anglia University, Cambridge. During her course, her talent was recognised with several awards including the Association of Illustrators Images 20 Student Prize in 1995. \n \nThe success of Jane's Daisy titles has been phenomenal. Her artwork is irresistible and Daisy, the little duck with big feet, is loved the world over. Jane currently lives in France.
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02 Sep 2004
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"A simple but universal idea, fabulously illustrated" — Sunday Telegraph
"a neat plot, a playful text and sensuous visual effects! — Times Educational Supplement
"written and illustrated with remarkable style and panache" — Publishing News
"The atmospheric illustrations are terrific and will leave children demanding more" — Book Start Guide
"as ducklings go, Daisy must be one of the most endearing" — Parent's Guide
Delightful. — Junior
A very special book... perfect for quiet time or reading just before bed. A real treasure. * * * * * — Bookbag
A touching picture book with very cute vivid illustrations. Perfect for beginner readers. — Primary Times
This reassuring and beautiful picture book from Jane Simmons is ideal for reading together, and has stood the test of time. — Booktrust