Books By Davina Hamilton
OUT ON OCTOBER 3RD:
ELLA HAS A PLAN
Ella is fed up, but what can she do?
Her quarrelling cousins are making her blue!
It’s Mummy’s big party – the family’s all here
But two pesky cousins are spoiling the cheer!
Ella just wants them to party and play,
She can’t let their arguing ruin the day!
Can Ella fix things? She’s sure that she can,
She just needs to think up a brilliant plan...
Following on from her critically acclaimed titles, Riley Can Be Anything (2017) and Riley Knows He Can (2018), Davina Hamilton returns with her hugely anticipated new children's book,
Ella Has A Plan.
The delightful rhyming story follows smart, kind-hearted, Ella, as she finds herself trying to break up an argument between her cousins, Taye and Jade. Tired of their constant quarrelling, Ella devises the perfect plan to show her cousins that they're
not so different after all.
A fun-filled tale with family at the heart, Ella Has A Plan encourages young readers that we can all get along if we aim to find
ALSO FROM DAVINA HAMILTON
"From the same author who brought you the brilliant Riley Can Be Anything, comes Ella Has A Plan.
Ella is a thoughtful young girl who wants everyone to get on and comes up with a cunning way to make it happen. This is such a
heart-warming tale, you’ll finish it with a smile on
Dorothy Koomson, Sunday Times bestselling author of
My Best Friend’s Girl
Author Praise For Ella Has A Plan
“Once again, Davina Hamilton shares her masterful skill of verse and storytelling in a beautiful tale about conflict resolution, and the undeniable love of family.”
Derrick Barnes, New York Times bestselling, Newbery Honor-winning children’s author of Crown: An Ode To The Fresh Cut
“Inviting, bright, colourful illustrations accompany rhyming text, in this fun story about Ella and a large family party.”
Trish Cooke, revered playwright
and children’s author of
“Ella is not the kind of girl to see a bad situation without coming up with an idea to make things better, in this lively and attractive book.”
Mary Hoffman, author of the bestselling picture book,
“A gorgeously told story that held my five-year-old captivated. She couldn’t take her eyes away… full of rich warmth, true to life characters and a wonderful evocation of cultural family life. Already my little one’s favourite book!”
Courttia Newland, celebrated playwright,
screenwriter and author of
“Thoughtful Ella finds inspiration where she least expects it, reminding kids (and grown-ups) that there's always a way to solve even the trickiest of problems. Sometimes all you need is imagination and
a good sense of humour!
Ella Has A Plan looks like another winner in this thoughtful and empowering series of books.”
Gabby Dawnay, critically acclaimed children’s author of
If I Had A Dinosaur
"Ella Has a Plan is a magical, inspiring and beautifully relatable story that I am certain will be cherished by children for
generations to come.”
Nels Abbey, author of the critically acclaimed
Think Like A White Man