When Tom is given a brown bulb, he says, 'That's not a daffodil! That's an onion.' This is a cheeky and satisfying story with playful repetition and build up of anticipation that will make little children request this story again and again.
Elizabeth Honey is an award-winning author of poetry, picture books and novels. Her playful humour, originality and energy strike a chord with children everywhere. Elizabeth is also an artist and illustrates her own books.
That's Not a Daffodil! was a 2012 CBCA Book of the Year Honour Book for Early Childhood. It has also been adapted as a musical theatre production.
Her picture books include Not a Nibble!, Ten Blue Wrens, Hop Up! Wriggle Over! and I'm still awake, still!, which features a collection of lullabies. These songs, a collaboration with composer Sue Johnson, inspired a musical theatre production which toured the US and Australia in 2014. Elizabeth's books are published in many countries around the world.