Written by Jill Murphy
Illustrated by Jill Murphy
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Jill Murphy, creator of the classic Five Minutes Peace here makes the worst (read most public) kind of toddler tantrum into a blissfully funny picture book. A trip to the supermarket starts well with toddler Ruby in high spirits and determined to help Mum, but when Mum makes A BIG MISTAKE allowing Ruby to hold her cake rather than put it in the trolley, it all goes quickly and horribly wrong. Every child will laugh at the shocking display of naughtiness from Ruby, and every mum will laugh – possibly even louder – in recognition of the situation. Ruby and her mum might be rabbits in the pictures but their gestures and expressions are exactly those of mums and toddlers everywhere, as once again Murphy pins down a slice of toddler life. ~ Andrea Reece
Meltdown! by Jill Murphy
From the bestselling author of The Worst Witch and the Large Family series comes a true-to-life, laugh-out-loud family comedy about a toddler tantrum.
Ruby the rabbit likes to be helpful, but she often gets a bit overexcited ...especially in the supermarket. Crisps are so CRUNCHY! Tins of beans are fun to ROLL! And when Ruby sees a cake, a cake in the shape of a cute pink piggy, she wants it ...she wants it now. Introducing Ruby, a completely loveable new bunny, Jill Murphy observes the oh-so familiar supermarket sulk with all of her trademark warmth and wit, and perfectly depicts family life - in all its hectic glory - once again.
Jill Murphy deserves a constellation of gold stars for consistently writing picture books that please children and enrapture parents Observer
About the Author
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Walker Books Ltd
1st September 2016
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