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She's nice, my mum ...My mum's a fantastic cook, and a brilliant juggler. She's a great painter, and the strongest woman in the world! She's really nice, my mum. A warm, funny tribute to Mum (and to mums everywhere) by the brilliant author/illustrator Anthony Browne.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 228 x 276 x 4mm | 199.58g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Picture Corgi
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 0552560200
  • 9780552560207
  • 18,448

Review quote

"Each spread is a perfectly conceived whole, each picture demanding endless scrutiny ... Original, unexpected, funny and typically Browne" -- Julia Eccleshare Guardian "The pictures are a delight, an easy function of the ordinary with the surreal, painted with clear-eyed detail. Very witty, very true. Small children will love Mum and so will parents" -- Sally Williams Independent "It is full of caprice and oddity and wit" -- Kate Kellaway Observer "This book will find ready readers in Browne's many fans who will enjoy inter-textual fun in recognition of his trademark images" Inis "A joy of a book, a celebration of mum's everywhere" Carouselshow more

About Anthony Browne

Anthony Browne is the acclaimed author and illustrator of such prize-winning bestsellers as Gorilla (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Kurt Maschler Award), Willy the Wizard, My Dad, Voices in the Park (winner of Kurt Maschler Award) and Zoo (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal). In 2009, Anthony was appointed Children's Laureate, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the world of picture books. Anthony was also the first British winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Award, one of the highest international honours for illustration. His work has been widely exhibited and his books are published all over the world.show more