Be Nice to Aunt Emma

Paperback

Kindness is key in this funny new family drama from perennial bestseller and award-winning author Anne Fine.

There are many reasons why Tansy dreads Aunt Emma coming to visit. She’s rude, she’s boring, and Tansy has to give up her room so Aunt Emma can sleep there. And every year Dad makes Tansy promise to be nice – even when Aunt Emma is awful. But this year, when Tansy is left alone with Aunt Emma, she decides she’s going to be the nicest she’s every been – so sickly sweet that it’ll drive Aunt Emma crazy! Let the games begin …

Kindness is key in this funny new family drama from perennial bestseller and award-winning author Anne Fine.

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-78112-965-4

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

03-06-2021

Format

Paperback

Pages

64 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Author

Anne Fine, Illustrated by Gareth Conway

An acclaimed and award-winning author of books for both adults and children, Anne Fine was the second Waterstones Children’s Laureate holding the post from 2001 to 2003. Fine began writing in the 1970’s and since then has written more than seventy books for children of all ages as well as novels for adults. Amongst her best-known works are Goggle-Eyes, which won both the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and the coveted Carnegie Medal, Flour Babies, which also won the Carnegie, Madame Doubtfire, later adapted into the hit children’s film Mrs Doubtfire, and Bill’s New Frock. In 2003 Anne Fine was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was awarded an OBE.

Product Description

Kindness is key in this funny new family drama from perennial bestseller and award-winning author Anne Fine.

There are many reasons why Tansy dreads Aunt Emma coming to visit. She’s rude, she’s boring, and Tansy has to give up her room so Aunt Emma can sleep there. And every year Dad makes Tansy promise to be nice – even when Aunt Emma is awful. But this year, when Tansy is left alone with Aunt Emma, she decides she’s going to be the nicest she’s every been – so sickly sweet that it’ll drive Aunt Emma crazy! Let the games begin …

Kindness is key in this funny new family drama from perennial bestseller and award-winning author Anne Fine.

ISBN

978-1-78112-965-4

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

03-06-2021

Format

Paperback

Pages

64 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

Kindness is key in this funny new family drama from perennial bestseller and award-winning author Anne Fine.

There are many reasons why Tansy dreads Aunt Emma coming to visit. She’s rude, she’s boring, and Tansy has to give up her room so Aunt Emma can sleep there. And every year Dad makes Tansy promise to be nice – even when Aunt Emma is awful. But this year, when Tansy is left alone with Aunt Emma, she decides she’s going to be the nicest she’s every been – so sickly sweet that it’ll drive Aunt Emma crazy! Let the games begin …

Kindness is key in this funny new family drama from perennial bestseller and award-winning author Anne Fine.

Author

Anne Fine, Illustrated by Gareth Conway

An acclaimed and award-winning author of books for both adults and children, Anne Fine was the second Waterstones Children’s Laureate holding the post from 2001 to 2003. Fine began writing in the 1970’s and since then has written more than seventy books for children of all ages as well as novels for adults. Amongst her best-known works are Goggle-Eyes, which won both the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and the coveted Carnegie Medal, Flour Babies, which also won the Carnegie, Madame Doubtfire, later adapted into the hit children’s film Mrs Doubtfire, and Bill’s New Frock. In 2003 Anne Fine was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was awarded an OBE.