Peace at Last

Written by Jill Murphy

Books for Babies and Toddlers Classic Fiction Family / Home Stories Featured Books for 3+ readers Featured Books for 5+ readers Animals

LoveReading View on Peace at Last

A new board book edition of the picture book classic, in a size that's perfect for little paws!

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 until...you'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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Peace at Last Synopsis

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?

The familiar noises, repetition and beautiful illustrations make Jill Murphy's the delightful Peace at Last an all-time favourite bedtime story with children and adults everywhere. This is a beautiful refreshed edition of a much-loved picture book classic.

Peace at Last Press Reviews

An enchanting book from cover to cover * Guardian *

Illustrations mingle with the satisfying text and offer delectable touches * The Times *


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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781509862597
Publication date: 11/01/2018
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781447225850
Publication date: 14/03/2013
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Board book

ISBN: 9781509862597
Publication date: 06/07/2007
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781509862597
Publication date: 11th January 2018
Author: Jill Murphy
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 36 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers, 5+ readers
Genres: Bedtime Reading, Classic Fiction, Family / Home Stories, Animals

About 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 ...

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