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Peace at Last

Written by Jill Murphy

Illustrated by Jill Murphy

Animals Books for Babies and Toddlers Featured Books for 3+ readers

LoveReading View on Peace at Last

A board book edition of the picture book classic that follows Mr Bear's quest for a peaceful night's sleep!

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

Jill Murphy's bestselling classic Peace at Last has delighted children for almost fourty years, and is equally beloved by tired parents who are all too familiar with the plight of poor Mr Bear. With a snoring Mrs Bear, an excitable Baby Bear and a house full of tapping and dripping and ticking, peace is hard to come by - will Mr Bear ever get a decent night's sleep? The familiar noises, repetition and beautiful illustrations make Jill Murphy's delightful Peace at Last an all-time favourite bedtime story with children and adults everywhere. This edition comes in a chunky cased board book format, so even the youngest children can enjoy this classic story.

Peace at Last Press Reviews

As perfect a marriage of text and pictures as I ever expect to see Country Life

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

An enchanting book from cover to cover   Guardian

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ISBN: 9781529006513
Publication date: 10/01/2019
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Board 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: 9781529006513
Publication date: 10th January 2019
Author: Jill Murphy
Illustrator: Jill Murphy
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Board book
Pagination: 26 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers
Genres: Animals, Bedtime Reading

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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