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Why Mummy Drinks

Why Mummy Drinks (Hardback)

By Sims, Gill

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Why Mummy Drinks is the brilliant novel from Gill Sims, the author of the online sensation, Peter and Jane. Boy Child Peter, Girl Child Jane and Daddy have exciting adventures with Mummy. Daddy likes gadgets. Peter and Jane like starting fires, trying to kill each other and drivi...ng Mummy to drink. Written from the point of view of an exhausted mummy at the end of the day, it's honest, it's funny, and it's a little bit sweary. It is Mummy's 39th birthday. She is staring down the barrel at a future of people asking if she wants to come to their yoga class, and book clubs, where everyone is wearing statement scarves and they are all 'tiddly' after a glass of Pinot Grigio. But Mummy does not want to go quietly into that good night of women with sensible haircuts who 'live for their children', boasting about Boy Child and Girl Child's achievements. Instead, she clutches a large glass of wine, muttering FML over and over, and then remembers the gem of an idea she's had...
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ISBN 9780008237493
Released NZ 8 Nov 2017
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780008237493
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Released 8 Nov 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Sims, Gill
Category Modern Fiction
Intergenerational Relationships
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 204mm
Spine: 32mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 410g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Lifestyle, sport and leisure / Humour, FICTION - Humorous - General, Fiction and related items / Modern and contemporary fiction post c 1945, FICTION - Family Life, FICTION - Contemporary Women
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade