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Why Mummy Drinks

Why Mummy Drinks
 

The smash hit Sunday Times bestseller.

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ISBN 9780008237509
Barcode 9780008237509
Published 9 October 2017 by HarperCollins Publishers
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Sims, Gill
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780008237509
ISBN-10 0008237506
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins
Publication Date 9 October 2017
International Publication Date 19 October 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook – ePub edition
Edition ePub edition
Author(s) By Sims, Gill
Category Fiction
Modern Fiction
Family & Other Relationships: General
Intergenerational Relationships
Humour
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress FICTION / Humorous / General, Mothers - Fiction - Alcohol use, Mothers - Alcohol use, Lifestyle, sport and leisure / Humour, HUMOR - Topic - Marriage & Family
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 884252

Description of this Electronic Book

The smash hit Sunday Times bestseller.


Tuesday 8th September

First day back at school. I am going to 100% nail being a school mummy this year. I can totally do this. Yes, this year is definitely going to be much better - I am absolutely not going to shout at the children, let them stuff their faces with crisps or goggle away on the iPad. And I most certainly will not slump on the sofa at the end of the day, glugging wine and muttering 'FML' repeatedly.


Unfortunately I have not yet actually managed to buy the bento boxes for their lunches or book jiu jitsu lessons, and I will have to learn to like green tea, as it is foul, and I have not yet mastered French plaits, but I am quietly confident that these are mere details in my grand master plan...

It is Mummy's 39th birthday. She is staring down the barrel of a future of people asking if she wants to come to their advanced yoga classes, and polite book clubs where everyone claims to be tiddly after a glass of Pinot Grigio and says things like 'Oooh gosh, are you having another glass?'
But Mummy does not want to go quietly into that good night of women with sensible haircuts who 'live for their children' and stand in the playground trying to trump each other with their offspring's extracurricular activities and achievements, and boasting about their latest holidays.
Instead, she clutches a large glass of wine, muttering 'FML' over and over again. Until she remembers the gem of an idea she's had...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review "God, she's funny" - Jilly Cooper
"Honest and very funny - it's a tale that mums will identify with" - The Sun
"Sim's latest offering is a hilarious follow-up to her bestselling debut... you'd be forgiven for thinking the blogger behind Peter and Jane couldn't pull it off twice - but she has" - The Sunday Post

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Author's Bio

Gill Sims is the author of the hugely successful parenting blog and Facebook site 'Peter and Jane'. Her first book Why Mummy Drinks was the bestselling hardback fiction debut of 2017, spending over six months in the top ten of the Sunday Times Bestseller Charts, and was shortlisted for Debut Novel of the Year in the British Book Awards. Her second novel Why Mummy Swears spent seven weeks at number one in the Sunday Times Bestseller Charts, and 19 weeks in the top ten. She lives in Scotland with her husband, two children and a recalcitrant Border Terrier, who rules the house. Gill's interests include drinking wine, wasting time on social media, trying and failing to capture her lost youth, and looking for the dog when he decides to go on one of his regular jaunts.

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