Celebrate the 65th anniversary of Dorothy Edwards’ classic funny book about one very naughty but very entertaining little sister. Perfect for newly confident readers age 5 to 8.
My naughty little sister is stubborn and greedy and full of mischief. She tries to cut off the cat’s tail and eats all the trifle at Harry’s party! How much bother can one little sister be?
My Naughty Little Sister has charmed generations of adults and children alike thanks to Dorothy Edwards’ playful stories and Shirley Hughes’ beautiful illustrations. These best-selling books are perfect for anyone with siblings of their own.
‘Pure magic . . . cheeky, touching and funny’ – Sunday Express
Read all five books in the series: My Naughty Little Sister, More Naughty Little Sister Stories, My Naughty Little Sister's Friends, When My Naughty Little Sister Was Good and My Naughty Little Sister and Bad Harry. Perfect books for age 5-8, and fans of classic children's books Milly, Molly Mandy and Mrs Pepperpot.
Dorothy Edwards dreamt up 'My Naughty Little Sister' whilst on a family holiday in 1950. Dorothy based the character on her younger sister, Phyllis, and went on to write five books about her naughty little sister to wide acclaim. Dorothy became a household name and her stories were read and loved across the globe. She became a fixture of a radio show in the 1950s called Read with Mother and she also wrote for Playschool and Jackanory. Dorothy died in 1982, aged 68.
Shirley Hughes was born in 1927. After a year at Liverpool Art School studying costume design, Shirley moved on to the Ruskin School of Drawing in Oxford. She has written and illustrated over fifty books and sold more than eleven million copies.
In both 1977 and 2004 she won the Kate Greenaway Medal and in 1984 she won the Eleanor Farjeon Award. In 1999 she was awarded an OBE for services to children's literature and in 2000 was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.