Author(s): Jill Murphy
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.
"* "Family life is beautifully observed with a humour that appeals to both adult and child." The Daily Telegraph"
Jill Murphy is one of the UK's best-known author/illustrators. She wrote and illustrated her first book, The Worst Witch, while still only eighteen. Jill won the Smarties Prize for The Last Noo-noo in 1995. She lives in Bodmin, Cornwall.