Five Minutes' Peace: The Large Family (Anniversary Edition with Height Chart)

Author(s): Jill Murphy

3-5 yrs Picture Books (Paperback)

Celebrate twenty-five years of the Large family with this special edition of a modern picture-book classic. There's never a dull moment with the Large family! One morning Mrs Large, needing some peace and quiet away from her boisterous children, decides to take refuge in the bathroom. She fills herself a foamy bubble-bath and takes in a tray of her favourite breakfast...but finds her peace is to be very short-lived! The jacket of this beautiful gift edition folds out to reveal an exclusive height chart. This title is a Winner of the Best Books for Babies Award. "The Large Family series" has sold nearly five million copies worldwide.


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

Jill Murphy is one of this country's best-known author/illustrators. She wrote and illustrated her first book, the bestselling The Worst Witch, while still only eighteen. She won the Smarties Prize for The Last Noo-noo in 1995. She lives in Bodmin, Cornwall.

General Fields

  • : 9781406330120
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : June 2011
  • : 235mm X 280mm
  • : August 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jill Murphy
  • : Paperback
  • : 25th anniversary ed
  • : 823.92
  • : 32
  • : chiefly col. Illustrations