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Children and adults alike love Jill Murphy’s stories of Mrs Large and her unruly family. In this story, Mrs Large is trying to get ready for a long-awaited evening out, interrupted at every stage by her children. ‘Can’t I just have one night in the year to myself?’ she bellows at last, ‘One night when I’m not covered in jam and poster paint?’ The joke of course is that no, she can’t. Every mum in the land will know just how Mrs Large feels, and every child will laugh at her naughty children. Family life has never been better observed and the book deserves its status as a modern classic. ~ Andrea Reece
If you are not familiar with these stories, you really have not lived ...you just couldn't get better Guardian A hilarious tale of family life, this is a beautiful new edition of a modern picture book classic in the Large Family series, Mr and Mrs Large the elephants are putting on their best suit and dress - they're going to a dinner-dance! But, with Lester, Laura, Luke and the baby determined to help Mum and Dad get ready, will they make it out all in one piece?
With a foreword and gorgeous foil lettering on the cover and spine, this is a beautiful book to treasure.
|Publication date:||1st June 2017|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers|
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 ...More About Jill Murphy