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The Girl with the Parrot on Her Head Daisy Hirst, Daisy Hirst

Walker Books Ltd
Paperback / softback 40 pages

271 x 217 x 5mm
1st Jan 2016
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A poetic and original picture book about the value of friendship from a remarkable new author."Arresting, resonant and witty" The TimesA beautifully bold and fresh new picture book, this hopeful and endearing story about moving house, making new friends and playing imaginative games is told with simple wit and charm, and offers a touching exploration of feelings. When Simon moves house, Isabel loses her best friend for ever. She is angry and lonely and decides it's better to be by herself. But after a time she faces a new problem that leads her to make a brilliant new friend...


Daisy Hirst is a hugely talented young artist and writer. After studying English and Creative Writing at Warwick University where she composed her own poetry and enjoyed drawing and doodling, Daisy went on to graduate from the Cambridge School of Art MA Course in Illustration. She won the Lara Jones award in the Macmillan Prize for The Runaway Baby and is the author/illustrator of Alphonse, That Is Not OK to Do! Daisy lives in North London. Find her online at and on twitter as @Deenface.

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