Publication Date: 15/04/2021 ISBN: 9781780081366 Category:

Barbara Throws a Wobbler

Nadia Shireen

Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Publication Date: 15/04/2021 ISBN: 9781780081366 Category:
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Barbara is in a very bad mood. She won’t admit it, but she is.

She has a problem with a sock, and at lunchtime there’s a strange pea… And even though she’s at the park with her friends, it all just gets a bit much. Suddenly Barbara’s WOBBLER is out of control!

But what if Barbara and her Wobbler can work together, so she can be cheerful again?

Winner of the UKLA Award and shortlisted for the Oscar’s Book Prize and the FCBG Children’s Book Award, Barbara Throws A Wobbler is a brilliantly funny and sensitive way to understand and deal with tantrums.

“These are the most brilliant, beautiful and silly picture-books out there at the moment. Little doorways of joy.” Caitlin Moran

“This book is AMAZING. It will be a modern classic!” – Richard Osman

Publisher Review

The sensational Nadia Shireen returns with Barbara Throws a Wobbler, the hilarious story of a kitten, a sock problem, a strange pea – and a stupendous tantrum. Its guide to bad moods – from the huff to the seethe – is worth the cover price by itself; this is the sort of book that will make both children and adults laugh, and provide the perfect vocabulary to defuse (some) tense toddler situations. * Guardian *

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