The Mum Trap by


The Mum Trap by

Anna and her younger sister Gem, who is confined to a wheelchair after a road accident think they've thought of the perfect birthday present for their dad when they advertise in the Lonely Hearts column of their local newspaper. Hansome and fun widower, 40, with 2 daughters aged 13 and 10, seeks somone special. But Dad is horrified when the replies start to come in. To please the girls he reluctantly makes arrangements to meet four of the women. All four meetings go badly and the girls are forced to rethink their strategy, with surprising consequences. Children will love this lively and amusing story with its strong and appealing heroines.

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96 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

27th April 2000



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Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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