The perfect book for all mums! A brilliant follow-up to the bestselling MY DAD.
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 Wizard, My Dad, Voices in the Park (winner of Kurt Maschler Award) and Zoo (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal). In 2009, Anthony was appointed Children's Laureate, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the world of picture books. Anthony was also the first British winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Award, one of the highest international honours for illustration. His work has been widely exhibited and his books are published all over the world.
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 *