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Iggy and Me and The Happy Birthday

by Jenny Valentine

Part of the Iggy and Me Series

Iggy and Me and The Happy Birthday Synopsis

The second of a new series of young fiction by Jenny Valentine, winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize for her debut novel, Finding Violet Park. More funny and endearing family stories featuring the the irrepressible 5-year-old IGGY as seen through the eyes of her big sister Flo, the ME of the title. Whether learning to swim, or playing at home, going on a day trip or baking birthday cakes, Iggy and Flo add sparkle to everyday activities. Each chapter is a complete and satisfying story in its own right, perfect for newly-confident readers to enjoy alone, or for reading aloud at bedtime. Illustrated throughout in with black & white line drawings by Joe Berger, who was nominated for the Booktrust Early Years Award for his picture book, Bridget Fidget.

Iggy and Me and The Happy Birthday Press Reviews

Praise for Jenny Valentine: `Valentine has the essential storyteller's gift of making you want to read on - and to know more even after the book is finished.' Guardian `The award-winning Valentine has a keen eye for the idiosyncrasies of young children, and the rhythms of family life.' The Bookseller `[Valentine] has a wonderful ability to take readers right into the hearts and souls of her central characters, and reading her is always a truly vicarious experience.' The Bookbag Praise for Iggy and Me and the Happy Birthday: `Jenny Valentine's Iggy and Me books are an absolute delight. They're brimming with heart, with gentle humour, with fun and happiness... They're simple stories, brilliantly told. Highly, highly recommended.' The Bookbag `This book with a mixture of lively text and humorous illustration, is an excellent choice for children to join in.' Carousel Praise for Iggy and Me: `Warm and funny and ideal for bedtime reading - either aloud or by newly confident readers on their own.' The Scotsman `A My Naughty Little Sister for the current generation. Great for young readers.' Literacy Time PLUS `An utterly charming new series for newly confident free readers in the vein of My Naughty Little Sister. Heavenly illustrations.' Angels & Urchins `Funny and endearing, each chapter is a complete story in its own right, perfect for newly confident readers to enjoy alone, or for reading aloud at bedtime. Humorously illustrated, too, it is a joy.' Liverpool Echo `Here is a fantastic book that is full of fun.' Families Magazine

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007283637
Publication date: 4th February 2010
Author: Jenny Valentine
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 160 pages
Categories: Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage),

About Jenny Valentine

Jenny Valentine moved house every two years when she was growing up. She worked in a wholefood shop in Primrose Hill for fifteen years where she met many extraordinary people and sold more organic loaves than there are words in her first novel, Finding Violet Park, which won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize in 2007. The Iggy and Me titles are her first venture into writing for younger readers.

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