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Battle Mum : from the author of No One Likes a Fart - Zoe Foster Blake

Battle Mum

from the author of No One Likes a Fart

By: Zoe Foster Blake, Adele K. Thomas (Illustrator)

Hardcover | 1 November 2022 | Edition Number 1

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A hilarious new story from Zoe Foster Blake that celebrates children's love of play fighting and acting out imaginary battles, except this time it's Mum who wants to play and she never wants to stop!

Ana and Louis are tired after a long day at school and kinder. They just want to watch TV . . . but Mum wants to play battle! She has a whole bunch of new moves to try out and there's simply no stopping her.
'Just FIVE minutes!' pleads Mum. 'Pleasepleaseplease?'
So the kids drag themselves off the couch. Mum PROMISES not to be too rough and that there will be absolutely NO TICKLING.
So Ana and Louis prepare to take on Battle Mum! Hopefully they can complete the game before Dad gets home . . . and wants to play too!

About the Author

Zoë Foster Blake writes fiction, non-fiction and children’s picture books because she enjoys hijacking shelf space across multiple genres in bookshops.

Zoë has written four novels, Air Kisses, Playing the Field, The Younger Man and The Wrong Girl; three self-help/relationship books, Textbook Romance, Break-Up Boss and LOVE!, and Amazinger Face, a collection of her best beauty tips and tricks after spending years as a beauty director.

Zoë’s first picture book, No One Likes a Fart, was released in 2017 and was the fastest-selling Australian picture book since Bookscan records began. (People DO like farts!) It's a sales record-breaker and a bookseller favourite with over 120,000 copies sold. It won the ABIA for Picture Book of the Year in 2018, and has also been published in North America, Italy and Japan. Her other much-loved picture books include the sequel, Fart and Burp are Superstinkers, as well as Scaredy Bath and Back to Sleep. Zoë lives in Springfield with her husband, Homer, and her three children, Maggie, Lisa and Bart.

About the Illustrator

Adele K. Thomas is a Melbourne-based illustrator and art director, with more than thirteen years of experience in animated film and TV design and children's books.

Adele has illustrated multiple children's book series including The Champion Charlies, Mermaid Holidays and Pearl the Magical Unicorn. She has also written and illustrated a picture book called Animals Eat Their Veggies Too! and has been shortlisted for the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Crichton Award for her illustration work on The Monster Maintenance Manual. Adele is a self-described geek who enjoys collecting LEGO mini figures and hanging out with her dog, Jasper.

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Battle Mum : from the author of No One Likes a Fart - Zoe Foster Blake