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Meet the Parents

Meet the Parents

with audio recording

Illustrated by: Sara Ogilvie
Yes, parents are bossy—but they also have their perks. Discover the best of them in this lively picture book from two Roald Dahl Funny Prize favorites!

It might seem like parents spend an awful lot of time telling kids what to do. And, well, that’s true! But there’s so much more to them: Parents are towels for wiping your grime on. They’re whirlers and twirlers and tree trunks to climb on. Parents sort out all your messes and muddles. And best of all, parents give cuddles!

This funny and affectionate look at all the things parents do is a blast to read aloud.
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  • Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781481414845 | 
  • May 2014
List Price $10.99
Available on or around May 6, 2014

About the Author

Peter Bently

Peter Bently is the author of many books for young readers, including King Jack and the Dragon, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, which the New York Times called “at once contemporary and classic.” His Cats Ahoy! received the Roald Dahl Funny Prize in his native England. Peter lives in Devon, England, with his wife and two children.

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