My Mummy by Paula Metcalf

My Mummy

Written by Paula Metcalf
Illustrated by Lucy Barnard

Baby and Toddler   
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From happy morning sing-a-longs with the birds, to storytime and lullabies at bedtime, Little Bear describes some of the fun things he does with his mummy. A jolly rhyming text and some quirky details (mummy’s invented recipes include peas on toast!) keep it sweet but not sentimental. Mums and toddlers will love sharing this book, which is a warm and heart-felt celebration of those ordinary activities which are actually so special: trips to the park, making things, splashy bath-times. The illustrations are full of familiar things to spot and talk about. ~ Andrea Reece


My Mummy by Paula Metcalf

This touching celebration of the special relationship between mother and child is the perfect gift for mother's day. Now available as a chunky board book with a shiny foiled cover -- just right for small hands.

The perfect mother's day gift!

I could travel round the world

And know I'd never find

A mummy even half as nice

Or brilliant as mine!

From playing games to making things and cuddling her baby tight, Little Bear's mum is great at everything -- but best of all, she belongs to Little Bear.

About the Author

Paula Metcalf made up her mind to be an author and illustrator at the tender age of sixteen. Her graceful, beautifully lit artwork is influenced by dance and her love of Eastern European fairy tales. Paula spent a year in Slovakia, but has now returned to Cambridge, where she lives with her cats.

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Book Info


Board book
24 pages
Interest Age: From


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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

1st January 2015




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