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Saturday, 13 April 2019

Review: Lazy Daisy


Jasper Horatio Wiggleby Clarke longs for a dog he can walk in the park.

This adorable man is rather short-sighted and extremely stuck on his dream.

So the loud noises he hears in the night can mean only one thing—a hilarious case of mistaken identity.

A dog that doesn't want to walk is unheard of, so Jasper does everything he can to inspire Daisy to get up and get moving.

The result is a heartwarming romp that includes a touch of the ridiculous.


Lazy Daisy absolutely nails both rhythm and rhyme. As a result, it's one of those rare read-aloud treats the whole family can enjoy.

But you'll have to read to the end to find out if Jasper Horatio Wiggleby Clarke ever achieves his dream of having a pet he can walk around the park.

Title: Lazy Daisy
Author: Caz Goodwin
Illustrator: Ashley King
Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont, $19.99
Publication Date: 1 March 2019
Format: Hard Cover
ISBN: 9781760500931
For ages: 3 years+
Type: Picture Book


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