Author(s): Katie Blackburn; Sholto Walker (Illustrator)
The night Dad had a few cheeky ones after work, forgot the milk and tripped over the rubbish, Mum called him A Wild Thing and said "Don't mind me!" and spent the rest of the night on the phone . . .
In this hilarious, touching homage to Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are, a tired and emotional dad finds himself drifting off to the place where the Wild Dads went. 'Now PARTYYYYYYYYYY!' he said. In a riot of headbanging, air guitar and table football he finds himself at the centre of a great escape, but pretty soon he begins to miss the place he left behind . . .
Lovingly illustrated by the award-winning Sholto Walker, this little book is the perfect gift for new dads - or any parent who's ever wanted to run away from it all.
The hilarious sequel to Where the Wild Mums Are.
Katie Blackburn is the author of Where the Wild Mums Are, a humorous homage to the children's bestseller Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. Katie lives in London with her husband and young child. Katie has also written a picture book which helps children to fall asleep, Dozy Bear and the Secret of Sleep which has received rave reviews from C4's Three Day Nanny, Kathryn Mewes and a clinical hypnotherapist. This is her third book. Sholto Walker is based in a village near Bath. Sholto trained to be a painter, but his talent for drawing led him into illustration. He's happiest when he can take an idea and turn it into a picture. Cycling is one of Sholto's main passions and for a while he even thought of becoming a professional.