Five More Minutes (Hardcover)
'A witty, big-hearted book' - Guardian
The perfect book for Father's Day from the uniquely talented, award-winning picture book creator, Marta Altés, author of Little Monkey. A brilliantly funny, sweet story about time, how we spend it, how it passes and how we can share it together. Perfect for busy children and tired dads everywhere!
Time is a funny thing. Dad talks about it a lot, but I think I know more about time than he does.
A little fox gives his time-starved dad some sage advice about what 'time' really means, and how to make the most of it, from bath time to baking time to 'dad' time. Wise, witty and full of honest vignettes of family life, Five More Minutes is a from bestselling author-illustrator, two times CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal nominee and BookTrust Time to Read favourite, Marta Altés.
'Utterly relatable for anyone with a young family' - BookTrust
'A wise, witty story, full of acutely observed vignettes of family life' - Just Imagine
About the Author
Marta Altés is the award-winning creator of Little Monkey, My Grandpa, I Am An Artist! and My New Home. She loves to tell stories and her love of illustration saw her study for a degree in Graphic Design in Barcelona. Marta moved to the UK to study for an MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University and graduated in 2011. Since then she has seen her books translated into many different languages. My Grandpa won the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honour in the US and I Am An Artist! was longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. She has also won the Read It Again! Award and the Nottingham Children's Book Award and her first book No! was shortlisted for the Peoples Book Prize and the Waterstones Picture Book Prize. Marta lives in London.