Peace at Last by Jill Murphy

Peace at Last

Written by Jill Murphy

3+ readers   

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A timeless storybook classic full of bright colourful pictures that accompany a simple, repetitive text. Children will delight in all the wonderful sound effects and Mr Bear's reaction to the noises that stop him going to sleep'll find out when you read it to your toddler. The familiar noises, repetition and beautiful illustrations make this delightful picture book an all-time favourite with children and adults everywhere.

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The Good Book Guide logo The Good Book Guide Review. Drip. Toot. Snuffle. All the noises of the night keep Mr Bear awake. When he does get settled Brrr! goes the alarm! A humorous story, boldly illustrated.


Peace at Last by Jill Murphy

The hour was late and Mr Bear was tired. But he could not sleep - however he tried and wherever he tried, SNORE, SNORE went Mrs Bear. TICK-TOCK, TICK-TOCK went the clock. Would he never get to sleep?


An enchanting book from cover to cover * Guardian * Illustrations mingle with the satisfying text and offer delectable touches * The Times *

About the Author

Jill Murphy

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors

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, and Ruby the bunny, who stars in Jill's latest picture book, Meltdown! Jill lives in Cornwall.

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36 pages
Interest Age: From 2 to 5 years


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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

6th July 2007




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