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Five Minutes' Peace

Written by Jill Murphy

Illustrated by Jill Murphy

Part of the Large Family Series

Five Minutes' Peace Synopsis

Celebrate twenty-five years of the Large family with this special edition of a modern picture book classic, complete with fold-out height chart. A stunning 25th anniversary edition of an award-winning picture book favourite, this is the story of Mrs Large the elephant - who just needs five minutes of peace and quiet away from her boisterous children! So, taking refuge in the bathroom, she fills herself a hot, foamy bubble bath and takes in a tray of her favourite breakfast and the morning paper. But there's never a dull moment with the Larges, and it soon becomes clear that mum's quiet time is to be very short-lived! Family life is beautifully observed in this warm and funny modern classic from Jill Murphy, one of Britain's most treasured author-illustrators. With the jacket of this edition revealing an exclusive height chart, this is the perfect gift for mums and little ones alike.

Five Minutes' Peace Press Reviews

Family life is beautifully observed with a humour that appeals to both adult and child. * Daily Telegraph *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406330120
Publication date: 1st August 2011
Author: Jill Murphy
Illustrator: Jill Murphy
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Jill Murphy

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. Jill lives in Cornwall.

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