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All In One Piece

By Jill Murphy
Illustrated by Jill Murphy

A stunning new edition of a modern classic in the bestselling Large Family series.

"If you are not familiar with these stories, you really have not lived ... you just couldn't get better" Guardian A hilarious tale of family life, this is a beautiful new edition of a modern picture book classic in the Large Family series, Mr and Mrs Large the elephants are putting on their best suit and dress – they're going to a dinner-dance! But, with Lester, Laura, Luke and the baby determined to help Mum and Dad get ready, will they make it out all in one piece? With a foreword and gorgeous foil lettering on the cover and spine, this is a beautiful book to treasure.

  • Highly Commended for the 1987 Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the 1987 Children's Book Award
  • The Large family series has sold over five million copies worldwide
  • Other titles in the Large series include Five Minutes' Peace, Mr Large in Charge and A Piece of Cake, as well as the Kate Greenaway shortlisted A Quiet Night In

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 stars in the acclaimed The Last Noo-Noo and All for One, and Ruby the bunny, who stars in Meltdown! Jill lives in Cornwall.

Awards

1987: Children's Book Award

Children's Book Award - Shortlisted

1986: Kate Greenaway Medal

Kate Greenaway Medal - Shortlisted

ISBN: 9781406370744
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: June 1, 2017
Dimensions: 280 x 235mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 04/06/17 at 23:34:38
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