That's Not a Daffodil!

Author(s): Elizabeth Honey

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 When Tom's neighbor Mr. Yilmaz gives him a brown bulb, Tom can't believe it will flower. "That's not a daffodil!" says Tom. "Well," says the old gardener. "Let's plant it and see." Tom plays a game of imagination as the daffodil bulb given to him by his kindly neighbor grows first into a green beak, then turns into a rocket, and finally into a trumpet of gold. A satisfying tale, playful repetition, and building anticipation will make children request this story again and again.


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Elizabeth Honey is an award-winning author of poetry, picture books and novels. Her playful humour, originality and energy strike a chord with children everywhere. Elizabeth is also an artist and illustrates her own books...That's Not a Daffodil! was a 2012 CBCA Book of the Year Honour Book for Early Childhood. It has also been adapted as a musical theatre production...Her picture books include Not a Nibble!, Ten Blue Wrens, Hop Up! Wriggle Over! and I'm still awake, still!, which features a collection of lullabies. These songs, a collaboration with composer Sue Johnson, inspired a musical theatre production which toured the US and Australia in 2014. Elizabeth's books are published in many countries around the world...

General Fields

  • : 9781925266269
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin Children's Books
  • : 0.113398
  • : January 2017
  • : 240mm X 240mm
  • : January 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Elizabeth Honey
  • : Paperback
  • : 117
  • : English
  • : 823.92
  • : 32