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  • Published: 26 August 2015
  • ISBN: 9780723297680
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • RRP: $14.99

Miss Dirt the Dustman's Daughter: Happy Families



A hilarious Happy Families picture book from Allan Ahlberg and Tony Ross

Daisy is unusual. Her dad is poor, but her mum has remarried a rich duke.

Poor Daisy Dirt doesn't know whether she's coming or going, whether she's rich or poor – until everything changes . . .

A hilarious Happy Families picture book from Allan Ahlberg and Tony Ross

'Marvellous.' Child Education

  • Published: 26 August 2015
  • ISBN: 9780723297680
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • RRP: $14.99

About the authors

Allan Ahlberg

Allan Ahlberg, a former teacher, postman, plumber's mate and grave digger, is in the super-league of children's writers. He has published over 100 children's books and, with his late wife Janet, created such award winning picture books as Each Pear Plum and The Jolly Postman - both winners of the Kate Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction and lives in Sussex.

Tony Ross

Tony Ross served in the RAF between 1940 and 1946, reaching the rank of wing commander and being awarded the DFC. After the war, he enjoyed a long career in marketing, before retiring in 1990. He married Joan Charles in 1946 and they remained married until Joan's death in 2006. Tony lives in France and will celebrate his 90th birthday in 2011.

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