Daisy Dawson on the Farm

Daisy Dawson on the Farm

By Steve Voake; Jessica Meserve (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763658823, 96pp.

Publication Date: June 12, 2012


It's a barnyard full of fun and mischief as Daisy Dawson and her animal friends star in their newest story — a perfect read for a hot summer day.

The weather is hot, hot, hot, and the farm animals are getting grumpyThe pigs are arguing with the chickens, and the ducks and newts are sad because their pond has dried up. Where will the water animals live? Luckily, they have the help of Daisy Dawson and her old pals — Boom the farm dog, Conker and Hazel the young squirrels — plus a crowd of farm animals and a group of water voles. But it may take the elegant and snooty cat Trixie to make the rain fall at last. Warm up to another adventure featuring Daisy Dawson, the ordinary girl with an extraordinary gift: she can talk to and understand animals!

About the Author
Steve Voake is a former headmaster of a boy's school in Somerset, England, and has been featured in "People" magazine for his fundraising efforts following the December 2004 tsunami. "The Dreamwalker's Child" is his first children's book.

JESSICA MESERVE was born in Maine, studied illustration in Scotland, and worked in publishing as a children s book designer before pursuing a career as an illustrator. She has illustrated a number of books for children, and is the author-illustrator of four picture books, including Small Sister and Can Anybody Hear Me? Jessica lives with her family in the UK.