Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths-9781800780019

Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths

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Author: Chan, Maisie

Reading age: from c 9 years

Published on 10 June 2021 by TEMPLAR PUBLISHING (Piccadilly Press) in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 288 pages, Doodles throughout
197 x 129 x 20 | 202g

* WINNER OF THE BRANFORD BOASE AWARD 2022* WINNER OF THE JHALAK CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG ADULT PRIZE 2022* SHORTLISTED FOR THE DIVERSE BOOK AWARDS 2022* SHORTLISTED FOR THE BLUE PETER BOOK AWARDS 2022Eleven-year-old Danny Chung loves drawing more than anything - certainly more than maths, which, according to his dad and everyone else, is what he is 'supposed' to be good at. He also loves having his own room where he can draw in peace, so his life is turned upside down when a surprise that he's been promised turns out to be his little, wrinkly, ex-maths-champion grandmother from China. What's worse, Nai Nai has to share his room, AND she takes the top bunk!Nai Nai can't speak a word of English, which doesn't make things easy for Danny when he is charged with looking after her during his school holidays. Babysitting Nai Nai is NOT what he wants to be doing! Before long though it becomes clear to Danny that there is more to Nai Nai than meets the eye, and that they have more in common that he thought possible ...

'DANNY CHUNG DOES NOT DO MATHS is both heart-warming and hilarious, filled with characters you'll instantly love' - Jamie Smart, author and illustrator of BUNNY VS MONKEY