Author(s): Jill Murphy Jill
"Jill Murphy deserves a constellation of gold stars for consistently writing picture books that please children and enrapture parents" ObserverFrom the bestselling author of The Worst Witch and the Large Family series comes a true-to-life, laugh-out-loud family comedy about a toddler tantrum. Ruby the rabbit likes to be helpful, but she often gets a bit overexcited ... especially in the supermarket. Crisps are so CRUNCHY! Tins of beans are fun to ROLL! And when Ruby sees a cake, a cake in the shape of a cute pink piggy, she wants it ... she wants it now. Introducing Ruby, a completely loveable new bunny, Jill Murphy observes the oh-so familiar supermarket sulk with all of her trademark warmth and wit, and perfectly depicts family life - in all its hectic glory - once again.
Jill Murphy is one of Britain's most treasured author-illustrators, who wrote and illustrated her first book, the bestselling The Worst Witch, while still only eighteen. She then went on to create the award-winning Large family series - a series which has sold over five million copies worldwide, been adapted for television and includes the Kate Greenaway commended All in One Piece and the shortlisted A Quiet Night In. Jill's other characters include a small monster called Marlon who appeared in the acclaimed picture books The Last Noo-noo and All For One. Jill lives in Cornwall.