Daisy and the Trouble with Life
|Series:||A Daisy Book|
In Daisy's guide to life, nothing is quite black and white. The trouble with life is it's so not fair. The trouble with Mums is that you can't swap them for other mums when you need to. And the trouble with being grounded is it's so boring. You absolutely can't go anywhere at all. No hopping jumping, flying or parachuting ...Daisy's got ever so much time to think about what she's done. Really, it wasn't her fault. If her pocket money hadn't run out, and if someone hadn't dropped a strawberry dib-dab on the pavement and if strawberry dib-dabs weren't Daisy's absolutely favourite sweet ...Who knew that it had invisible red germs that are so totally teensy and that Auntie Sue says give you tummy trouble? Daisy's trips to the loo are interspersed with hilarious musings about the trouble with everything, from her goldfish Freddie who thinks it's a dolphin, to playing nicely at Gabby's house, to the school name-caller Jack Beechwhistle, to remote control cars and hosepipes that don't do as they're told. Now, if only Daisy can find a word to rhyme with hippopotamus, she and Gabby can magic next door's cat into a hippo. When she's un-grounded and off the loo, of course ...