BAD HABITS: Or the Taming of Lucretzia Crum (Picture Puffin)

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9780140564518: BAD HABITS: Or the Taming of Lucretzia Crum (Picture Puffin)

Lucretia Crum is a little monster with big, bad and very nasty habits. She wants a birthday party but all the really big monsters turn up and they're really, really bad! The curing of Lucretia is told through fantastically comical illustrations and a naughty but fun text.

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Babette Cole, whose books portray a quirky and hilarious view of life, turns her attention to the area of behaviour in this superbly illustrated and very funny story. The wonderfully named Lucretzia Crum is a little monster with very bad habits. Wherever she goes she leaves behind a trail of destruction and misery as she steals from babies, refuses to eat and pulls the other girls' hair. No one knows how to deal with her until, finally, her parents come up with a cunning plan--to introduce her to some real monsters.

Babette Cole's simple text and wonderfully expressive illustrations combine to create a hilarious book which will be enjoyed by all ages, including adults. (Ages 0 to 5 years.) --Philippa Reece

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Babette Cole graduated from Canterbury College of Art in 1973 and has been a writer and illustrator ever since. She has produced animated storyboards for the BBC, illustrated numerous greetings cards and books by other authors, and has written and illustrated her own best-selling books. Babette won the Kurt Maschler Prize for DROP DEAD!. She lives in Lincolnshire with a menagerie of animals.

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Cole, Babette
Published by Penguin UK (1999)
ISBN 10: 0140564519 ISBN 13: 9780140564518
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