Daisy likes picking lemons on sunny days, playing kickball and making long dandelion chains. But more than any of these things, she absolutely loves words. She even compiles lists of her favorites in a green notebook covered with purple polka dots. When Daisy’s beloved teacher Miss Goldner makes a big announcement, Daisy decides to give Miss Goldner a wonderfully original gift. It is a gift so special that only Daisy — after much searching — could possibly find it.
Daisy’s Perfect Word is book one in the Daisy series.
“Daisy’s irrepressible but realistic enthusiasm for life is charming and irresistible.”
– School Library Journal
“This book will no doubt be a favorite among early elementary school teachers to show the power of words and garner interest in reading.”
– CM Magazine
“I love words! I love introducing new words to my children and my students. Daisy’s Perfect Word is a perfect book for doing just that. This book is full of great vocabulary and is great for young readers.”
– Claire Johnson, yabookscentral
“Daisy’s Perfect Word is probably the most adorable children’s book I’ve read in the last few years. And as much as I liked it now, I know I would have absolutely ADORED this book if I had read it when I were young enough to be the intended audience.”
“Talking about words is almost like a sneaky way of talking about reading where you’re not necessarily talking about reading at all; even kids who aren’t strong readers can have favorite words, and talking about words and playing with words is a great way to make literacy fun.”
– Crowding the Book Truck
“Through Daisy, young readers will discover that words are not just inanimate things sitting on a page, they have the power to make people happy or sad. They can inspire and excite people, and they are full of possibilities.”
– Through the Looking Glass