The reissue of a classic first storybook to celebrate Helen Oxenbury's work.
Mum is too tired to cook so Dad offers to take the family out for supper. But the youngest person present can't sit still and has to go to the toilet at the wrong time. Then someone falls over him when he decides to hide under the table. A warm and funny depiction of a child's first trip to a restaurant - which quickly turns into a disaster. Helen Oxenbury's First Storybooks perfectly describe the small but memorable events of childhood. The words are a delight and are perfect for reading aloud, and the pictures warm, affectionate visions of a child's world, which parents and children will instantly recognize and love.
Helen Oxenbury is among the most popular and critically acclaimed illustrators of her time. Her numerous books for children include Smarties Book Prize-winning Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell; We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen; as well as her classic board books for babies. She won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Alice in Wonderland. She lives in London, NW3.