Mrs. Large gets up in the morning to find her three children wreaking havoc on the house. She decides that she just needs five minutes of peace away from them---but with three small children that is seemingly impossible. Adorable illustrations are appealing to kids and sturdy board book pages make this book just right to be handled by small hands.
Laugh out loud with a story that all toddlers--and their moms!--will know and love!
All Mrs. Large wants is five minutes' peace from her energetic children, so she heads to the bathtub for some well-deserved quiet time. But the kids want Mom to join in their fun, so they follow her wherever she goes!
With a relatable dilemma and hilarious art, Five Minutes' Peace is a favorite among moms, and this new format will make it the perfect baby gift.
Jill Murphy lives in Cornwall, England.
"This title is pure joy, one that parents, not just children, will want to keep on hand; Murphy's frazzled mom will find a soft spot in every reader." -Publishers Weekly
"A hearty chuckle can be experienced during shared reading time between a mother and her children--perhaps eliciting a bit of understanding." -School Library Journal
"A very funny book. . . An affectionate, beguiling story." -Booklist
"It happens to be an elephant family having breakfast. It could be yours. . . . Painfullly funny." -The New York Times Book Review