Large Family Collection Jill Murphy 5 Picture Books Set - Ages 3+ - Paperback
Titles in This Set
1. A Quiet Night in,
2. A Piece of Cake,
3. Mr Large In Charge,
4. Five Minutes' Peace,
5. All in One Piece.
A Quiet Night in
It's Mr Large's birthday and Mrs Large has prepared him a meal, as they're going to celebrate with a quiet night in. But as usual in the Large household, things don't go to plan, and Mr and Mrs Large fall asleep on the sofa! So the little Larges sneak off to bed with all the lovingly prepared food...
A Piece of Cake
This is a modern picture-book classic - there's never a dull moment with the Large family! When Mrs Large decides she is too fat, she puts the whole family on a diet. Biscuits and crisps are out; healthy meals and healthy jogs are in. But for hungry elephants, dieting is definitely not a piece of cake! "The Large Family" series has sold nearly four million copies worldwide.
Mr Large In Charge
Mrs Large isn't feeling well so Mr Large sends her back to bed. "I'll take charge," he says. So while he and the children get busy hoovering, dusting and tidying, Mrs Large settles down for a nice rest. But Mrs Large's restful day is not as restful as she'd hoped! Read by Miriam Margoyles. Duration approximately 21 minutes.
Five Minutes' Peace
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.
All in One Piece
This is a modern picture-book classic - there's never a dull moment with the Large family! Mr and Mrs Large are getting ready for the office dinner-dance. But with Lester, Laura, Luke and the baby around, they'll be lucky to get out of the house all in one piece! This book is highly commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for The Children's Book Award. "The Large Family" series has sold four million copies worldwide.
The scenarios will be all too familiar for the parents in this series, there are kitchen catastrophes to a blissful night in. You will fall in love with the characters as you and your child see the powerful bonds within the book! The perfect bedtime story.