Five Minutes' Peace

Five Minutes' Peace

by Jill Murphy


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All Mrs. Large wants is five minutes' peace from her energetic children, but chaos follows her all the way from the kitchen to the bath and back again.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780698117877
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 04/28/1999
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 136,925
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.14(d)
Age Range: 2 - 5 Years

About the Author

Jill Murphy lives in Cornwall, England.

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"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

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