Aoife Dooley

The Desert Queen


The Desert Queen is a children’s book for ages five to seven based on some true events. Franky is a little girl who lives in a red brick house with her mum. She loves adventures, eating pizza and her crown she never takes off, even in the bath. She would love a pet dog to join her on her adventures but her mum buys her a pet cactus instead whom she calls Eugene. This heartwarming story depicts two friends who go on an expedition across the desert to try and save the desert plants and bring them back to life.