Fussy Freya (Hardcover)

By Katharine Quarmby, Piet Grobler (Illustrator)

Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 9781845075118, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2008

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/7/2011)
Hardcover, Chinese (1/1/2014)

List Price: 16.95*
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Description

Freya has an appetite as fine as can be - until one day she declares, "Your dhal and rice are just not nice." She spurns baked beans, sausages, and soon she's very thin indeed. Mum, in despair, phones Grandma Clare. "We'll sort her," says Grandma, "the fussy little beast." So off Freya goes for a fabulous feast - and a lesson she will never forget.



About the Author

Katharine Quarmby is a well-respected journalist who has written for many publications, including The New Statesman and Prospect magazine. This is her first book for Frances Lincoln. She lives in North London.Piet Grobler grew up on a farm in Limpopo, South Africa. After working as a church minister, he made a career in illustration and now lectures at the University of Worcester. He is the recipient of many international illustration awards, including the IBBY Honours List. His books for Frances Lincoln include The Great Tug of War and Aesop's Fables with Beverley Naidoo, and Fussy Freya with Katharine Quarmby. He lives with his wife and daughter in Great Malvern.


Praise For Fussy Freya

'make(s) you smile at the sheer quirkiness!'



Wonderfully quirky. The rhyming text is funny, bouncy and quite entertaining. The book is engaging and very fun to read aloud. The illustrations add extra humour. Freya is marvellously illustrated and her personality just leaps off the page, I loved all the little details of the book. A must read for anyone who has ever come across a picky eater!