Five Minutes' Peace - Large Family
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Five Minutes' Peace - Large Family

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Mixed media product 32 Pages / Published: 06/07/2009
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A modern picture book classic with a story CD - there's never a dull moment with the Large Family! A book and CD edition of a family 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! Read aloud by award-winning actress Miriam Margoyles, family life is beautifully observed in this warm and funny modern classic from Jill Murphy, one of Britain's most treasured author-illustrators.

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781406320831
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 176 g
Dimensions: 214 x 261 x 4 mm


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For harrassed parents everywhere - and a real treat. * Eastern Daily Press *
A marvellous combination of beautiful artwork, and a warm, funny story that will delight and captivate. * Whispers *

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“Simply Adorable”

This is the first book I bought for my son, Jude, when I stumbled across it at work and had a flashback to primary school. Murphy tells the tale of Mrs Large who attempts to get a break from her noisy brood; however,... More

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