One of an innovative new series of linked stories designed to build reader confidence.
The Murphys live at 53 Parrot Park, Dublin. There's Mammy, Rory, Anna and Mary (the twins), Cormac, Catherine and Susan (who is only one - she is full of smiles and listens to nobody). Whether they're mowing the lawn, getting rid of pesky headlice or hunting down UFOs, everything is an adventure with the Murphy family!
Mary Murphy is a popular children's author/illustrator, highly respected for her bold art style and striking use of colour in titles such as Little Owl and the Star, I Kissed the Baby and How Kind! She lives in Galway, Ireland.
Jessica Ahlberg is the illustrator of Half a Pig and is the daughter of acclaimed children's author and illustrator pairing Allan and Janet Ahlberg. She lives in London.