My Mum

Author(s): Anthony Browne

Paperback Picture Books | Mother's Day

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.


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The perfect book for all mums! A brilliant follow-up to the bestselling My Dad.

"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" Carousel

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 WIMP and ZOO (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal). VOICES IN THE PARK won the 1998 Kurt Maschler Award and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Anthony was also the winner of the 2000 Hans Christan Andersen Award for Illustration.

General Fields

  • : 9780552560207
  • : Penguin Random House
  • : Picture Corgi
  • : 1.0
  • : April 2009
  • : 280mm X 211mm X 4mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Anthony Browne
  • : chiefly col. Illustrations
  • : 32
  • : 823.914
  • : English
  • : Anthony Browne
  • : 410
  • : Paperback