Amy Said

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Walker Books, Limited, Jun 1, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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User Review  - CasieBelaire - LibraryThing

This book is about a brother and his older sister visiting their Gran and causing mischief. They just want to have fun and be helpful, but seem to cause more messes and get in more trouble the more ... Read full review

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User Review  - rhigginbotham - LibraryThing

Amy and her brother visit Grandma and cause lots of mischief because "Amy said". Grandma finally has enough and fusses at them to be good... and they were. The story teaches children that while it can be fun to cause a little trouble, sometimes enough is enough. Read full review

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About the author (1991)

Martin Waddell was born April 10, 1941, in Belfast, Ireland. He always wanted to be a professional soccer player. After having played for junior teams in Ireland, he left school at fifteen and held a variety of jobs, including working at a publishing company and as a night switchboard operator for a taxi company. Waddell is now one of the most prolific and successful contemporary children's writers, with more than one hundred books to his credit, some of them under his pseudonym Catherine Sefton. He won the 1986 Other Award, for his book Starry Night, which was also a runner up for The Guardian Childrenżs Fiction Award and was shortlisted for the Young Observer Teenage Fiction Prize. He has twice won the Smarties Book Prize, for Farmer Duck and Can't You Sleep Little Bear? He also won the 1989 Kurt Mascher Award for The Park In The Dark, the 1990 Bets Book For Babies for Rosieżs Babies and has been shortlisted for the 1992 Smarties Book Prize for Along The Lonely Road.

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