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Five Minutes' Peace

by Jill Murphy

Part of the Large Family Series

Five Minutes' Peace Synopsis

Celebrate thirty years of the Large family with this special board book edition of a modern picture-book classic. If you are not familiar with these stories, you really have not lived ... you just couldn't get better Guardian A stunning 30th anniversary board book edition of a family picture book favourite, this is the story of Mrs Large the elephant - who just needs five minutes of peace and quiet away from her boisterous children! So, taking refuge in the bathroom, she fills herself a hot, foamy bubble bath and takes in a tray of her favourite breakfast and the morning paper. But there's never a dull moment with the Larges, and it soon becomes clear that mum's quiet time is to be very short-lived! Family life is beautifully observed in this warm and funny modern classic from Jill Murphy, one of Britain's most treasured author-illustrators.

Five Minutes' Peace Press Reviews

Celebrate 30 years of the Large family with this special cased board book edition. * The Bookseller Children's Buyer's Guide *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406363623
Publication date: 5th November 2015
Author: Jill Murphy
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Board book
Pagination: 24 pages
Categories: Picture storybooks,

About Jill Murphy

Jill Murphy is one of Britain's most treasured author-illustrators. She wrote and illustrated her first book, the bestselling The Worst Witch, while still only eighteen, and went on to create the award-winning Large family series, which has sold over five million copies worldwide and been adapted for television. Jill's other characters include a small monster called Marlon who starred in the acclaimed picture books The Last Noo-noo and All for One. Jill lives in Cornwall.

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