Lady Daisy

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Random House Children's Books, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 131 pages
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Ned's father is very surprised to discover that his grandmother has given him a doll. Wouldn't a football be more suitable? But this is no ordinary doll. Lady Daisy Chain, in her daisy covered dress, can speak! But only, of course, to Ned. This story is a fantasy, firmly rooted in reality, that will appeal to both boys and girls.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

When the Victorian doll Ned finds in Gran's attic speaks to him, it's the beginning of an unusual friendship. As King-Smith is at pains to make clear, Ned's interests—soccer, for instance- -are ... Read full review

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Lady daisy was a fantastic book and i recomend it to anyone that loves mysterys and to find out about the old days !!!


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Dick King-Smith was born on March 27, 1922 in Bitten, Gloucestershire, England. Before becoming a full-time author, he was a farmer and a schoolteacher. He served in the Grenadier Guards during World War II and attended Marlborough College in Wiltshire. He has written over 100 children's books including The Fox Busters, The Hodgeheg, and The Sheep Pig (aka Babe-The Gallant Pig), which was adapted as the 1995 film Babe. The 1995 TV miniseries The Queen's Nose was also based in one of his books. He was voted Children's Author of the Year at the 1991 British Book Awards. He died on January 4, 2011 at the age of 88.

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