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Mattie is nine years old and she worries about everything. Which isn’t surprising. Because when you have a family as big and crazy as hers, there’s always something to worry about.
Will the seeds she’s planted in the garden with her brothers and sisters grow into fruit and veg like everyone promised? Why does it seem as if Grandma doesn’t like them sometimes? And what’s wrong with Mum?
Fortunately, reassurance is always close to hand in this first winning story about the lovable Butterfield clan.

Reviews

Higgins writes in a relaxed accessible style, ideal for new readers.
The Herald (Glasgow)
A charming book, featuring the loveable and eccentric Butterfield family. The illustrations, which are engaging and mischievous, complement the text perfectly.
Children's Books Ireland Recommended Reads
Endearing... a fun, funny slice of family life.
Junior
Attractively produced and well illustrated.
School Librarian
A charming story.
tBk Magazine
Higgins writes in a relaxed, accessible style, ideal for new readers
The Glasgow Herald
Attractively produced and well-illustrated
School Librarian
A charming book, featuring the loveable and eccentric Butterfield family. The illustrations, which are engaging and mischievous,complement the text perfectly
Children's Books Ireland
Endearing ... A fun, funny slice of family life
Junior