Just One of Those Days

Suggested age 3 – 6


Author: Jill Murphy
ISBN: 9781529021387
Date Published: 30 Sept. 2021

A wonderfully warm and relatable story from the brilliant Jill Murphy who has sold over 4 million books featuring the much-loved Bear Family and a charming third story to follow classic picture books Peace at Last and Whatever Next!

Mr and Mrs Bear wake up late. It’s raining outside, and Baby Bear is late for nursery. Then Mrs Bear sits on her glasses at work and Mr Bear spills his coffee! Oh dear – it seems this is just going to be one of those days! But the loveable Bear family muddle through cheerfully, and there’s even a surprise for Baby Bear when Mr Bear gets home from work.

With all the hallmarks of an instant firm favourite, Just One of Those Days is a big-hearted story about a family day, which parents and children everywhere will relate to. Full of satisfying repetition and rhythm and delightful illustrations, Just One of Those Days is a must-have for all Jill Murphy fans, old and new.

The paperback edition of the Top 10 Bestselling picture book.

‘Full of gentle humour and astute observations of human behaviour.’ – The Bookseller

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Dimensions22 × 0.5 × 28 cm

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