More adventures of the irrepressible Iggy as told by her sister Flo, by Jenny Valentine, winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize for her debut novel, Finding Violet Park.
This is the third outing for Jenny Valentine’s endearing siblings, and this time they’re full of plans for the school holidays.
Will they go camping, or to the seaside? Or have Mum and Dad got something entirely different up their sleeves? Whatever they do, readers can be sure of plenty of laughter.
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.
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 on Holiday:
‘Amid so many books about children doing sometimes outrageous and often disgusting things, these fondly observed stories of the everyday and homely antics of Iggy, a much loved younger sister, are a delight.’ Julia Eccleshare, Guardian
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
About the author
Jenny Valentine is an award-winning writer for Young Adults. Her first novel Finding Violet Park won the Guardian prize in 2007 and since then she has written six more, including Broken Soup and Fire Colour One, as well as Iggy and Me, a series for younger children. Her work has been published in 19 countries and Hello Now, her latest YA novel, was published in the UK and US in April 2020. In 2017 she was the Hay Festival International Fellow, spending the year meeting and learning from teenagers all over the world. She works to empower and give a voice to young people. She lives all over the place and has two daughters.