Five More Minutes

Suggested age 2 – 5


Author: Marta Altés
ISBN: 9781509866038
Date Published: 28 May 2020

The perfect book for Father’s Day from the uniquely talented, award-winning picture book creator, Marta Altés, author of Little Monkey. A brilliantly funny, sweet story about time, how we spend it, how it passes and how we can share it together. Perfect for busy children and tired dads everywhere!

Time is a funny thing. Dad talks about it a lot, but I think I know more about time than he does.

A little fox gives his time-starved dad some sage advice about what ‘time’ really means, and how to make the most of it, from bath time to baking time to ‘dad’ time. Wise, witty and full of honest vignettes of family life, Five More Minutes is a from bestselling author-illustrator, two times CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal nominee and BookTrust Time to Read favourite, Marta Altés.

‘A wise, witty story, full of acutely observed vignettes of family life’ – Just Imagine

‘A witty, big-hearted book’ – Guardian

Macmillan Children’s Books

Dimensions22 × 0.5 × 28 cm

Macmillan Children's Books


Age 0 – 3, Age 3 – 5




“Utterly relatable for anyone with a young family”
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