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A Quiet Night In

By Jill Murphy
Illustrated by Jill Murphy

A stunning new edition of a Kate Greenaway-shortlisted, modern classic in the Large Family series.

"If you are not familiar with these stories, you really have not lived ... you just couldn't get better" Guardian A great birthday gift for Dad, this is a beautiful new edition of a Kate Greenaway-shortlisted story of family life in the bestselling Large series. It's Mr Large the elephant's birthday and Mrs Large is planning a nice, quiet night in – a night for just the two of them. But even with the children washed and in their pyjamas before half past four, the night doesn't unfold quite to plan! With a foreword and gorgeous foil on the cover and spine, this is a beautiful book to treasure.

  • A great Father's Day/Birthday gift for Dad!
  • Shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal
  • The Large Family series has sold over five million copies worldwide

About the author

Jill Murphy is one of Britain’s most treasured author–illustrators. She wrote and illustrated her first book, the bestselling The Worst Witch, while still only eighteen, and went on to create the award-winning Large family series, which has sold over five million copies worldwide and been adapted for television. Jill’s other characters include a small monster called Marlon who starsin the acclaimed picture books The Last Noo-Noo and All for One, and Ruby the bunny, who stars in Meltdown! Jill lives in Cornwall.

Awards

1993: Kate Greenaway Medal

Kate Greenaway Medal - Shortlisted

ISBN: 9781406370720
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: March 1, 2017
Dimensions: 280 x 235mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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