Five Minutes' Peace (The Large Family)

Author(s): Jill Murphy

Picture Books

This is 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! It is the winner of the Best Books for Babies Award. "The Large Family" series has sold nearly four million copies worldwide.


Product Information

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

  • : 9781844285396
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : June 2006
  • : 215mm X 260mm
  • : November 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jill Murphy
  • : New edition