Children's Laureate 2001-2003
Carnegie Medal 1989, 1992
Whitbread Award 1993, 1996
Guardian Fiction Award 1990
There are many reasons why Tansy dreads Aunt Emma coming to visit...
She's rude, she's boring, and Tansy has to give up her room so Aunt Emma can sleep there. And every year Dad makes Tansy promise to be nice - even when Aunt Emma is awful.
But this year, when Tansy is left alone with Aunt Emma, she decides she's going to be the nicest she's every been - so sickly sweet that it'll drive Aunt Emma crazy! Let the games begin ...
Kindness is key in this funny new family drama from perennial bestseller and award-winning author Anne Fine. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+.
"Anne Fine is, of course, a master storyteller and she's brilliant at picking out the little details of family life. She does it with humour and in a style that's perfectly judged for her audience..."
Be Nice to Aunt Emma, illustrated by Gareth Conway, was published by Barrington Stoke on 3rd June 2021.
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