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We are wearing out the naughty step

By Mick Inkpen

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

A very funny picture book on a familiar parenting theme from the master storyteller, Mick Inkpen, creator of Kipper and Wibbly Pig.

The naughty step is being used a lot this week. First, I lost the school hamster, then Josh fed the elephant the wrong way and we then made the dog into a panda... Mummy is not happy. But the day she makes Kevin a chocolate birthday cake is the day that ALL of us, including Mummy, end up on the Naughty Step!

An hilarious story that reflects family life at its most chaotic - and realistic! It will strike a chord with any parent.

Mick Inkpen is the libraries' ninth most borrowed author and is the creator of the much-loved Kipper and Wibbly Pig.

'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780340959985
  • Publication date: 18 Jun 2009
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
A warmly told story of family life that will strike a chord with many — Junior
A real hit ... a resounding 10 out of 10 — Irish Times
Funny, tender and beautifully illustrated — Bournemouth Daily Echo
As witty, funny and child-orientated as the title implies, Mick Inkpen relishes taking childhood commonplace matters to lovely extremes — School Librarian
A funny and true-to-life story — Waterstones Books Quarterly
Funny, tender and beautifully illustrated story. — Bournemouth Echo
... harrassed adults and children alike will enjoy sharing this warm family story. — Uknown
A warmly told story of family like that will strike a chord with many. — Junior
...delightfully canny and entertaining... — Review (supp to the Observer)
This book was a real hit in my house and got a resounding 10 out of 10 — Irish Times
...essential reading for adults who view the naughty step as anything other than a complete waste of time! — Nursery World
Warm, reassuring family drama from the creator of Kipper. — The Bookseller
As witty, funny and child orientated as the title implies. — School Librarian
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