Iggy and Me

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What to expect

The first of a new series of young fiction by Jenny Valentine, winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize for her debut novel, Finding Violet Park.

IGGY AND ME is a series of family stories featuring the mishaps and shenanigans of the irrepressible 5-year-old Iggy as seen through the eyes of her big sister Flo.

Funny and endearing, 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.

Illutrated 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.

Critics Review

  • 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:

    ‘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

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