This is a funny, magical story about family and imagination. Natalie’s sister Lola has climbed up a tree and won’t come down. She says she’s at the wedding of Fizzy Izzy the tooth fairy and Solomon the spider. Then Grim the goblin starts throwing acorns, and turns poor Fizzy Izzy into a hedgehog! And hedgehogs don’t like heights…As the trouble in the tree escalates, Natalie and her family try calling the fire brigade and an ambulance to help.
But luckily a friendly witch has a handy spell up her sleeve…This title is sure to entrance all beginner readers with its humour and fabulous illustrations.
About the Author.
Patricia Forde lives in Galway, in the west of Ireland. She has published two books for children, and written two plays, as well as several television drama series for children and teenagers. She has worked as a writer on both English and Irish language soap operas. In another life, she was a primary school teacher and the artistic director of Galway Arts Festival. She lives with one husband, two children, one goldfish and two cats in a house in the middle of a small wood. In her spare time, she collects vintage children’s books and reads them late at night. Frogs Do Not Like Dragons was her first Banana for Egmont. Joelle Dreidemy has illustrated books by renowned authors such as Anne Fine and Vivian French. She has also illustrated greeting cards for Waterstone’s. Joelle lives in France and she is known to her friends as Jo-Jo!