Why Mummy Drinks (Paperback)
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Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 31/05/2018
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Why Mummy Drinks is the brilliant novel from Gill Sims, the author of the online sensation Peter and Jane.

It is Mummy's 39th birthday. She is staring down the barrel of a future of people asking if she wants to come to their advanced yoga classes, and polite book clubs where everyone claims to be tiddly after a glass of Pinot Grigio and says things like 'Oooh gosh, are you having another glass?'

But Mummy does not want to go quietly into that good night of women with sensible haircuts who 'live for their children' and stand in the playground trying to trump each other with their offspring's extracurricular activities and achievements, and boasting about their latest holidays.

Instead, she clutches a large glass of wine, muttering 'FML' over and over again. Until she remembers the gem of an idea she's had...

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780008241094
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"God, she's funny" - Jilly Cooper

"Honest and very funny - it's a tale that mums will identify with" - The Sun

"Sim's latest offering is a hilarious follow-up to her bestselling debut... you'd be forgiven for thinking the blogger behind Peter and Jane couldn't pull it off twice - but she has" - The Sunday Post

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“Hilarious.”

A year in the life of Mummy Ellen. Ellen is married to Simon and juggles work with raising her two little angels Jane and Peter. This novel is really funny and every mother will relate to most, or part of it.
A never... More

Hardback edition
11th October 2017
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“Middle class (or so she thinks) comedy”

A year in the life of a middle class mum told in diary style entries detailing her views of: her children, her husband, her friends and other parents at the gates.
This covers her path to the discovery that all... More

Hardback edition
21st April 2018
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