ISBN-13: 9781842709146

RRP: £6.99

Published: 2nd April 2009

Length: 32 Pages

The Wild Washerwomen

'Look out, the wild washerwomen are coming!'

Once upon a time there were seven unhappy washerwomen. They had far too much washing to do and the owner of the laundry, Mr Balthazar Tight, was simply dreadful! So they decide to go on strike. They are so happy with their newfound freedom that it seems nobody can control them. Until along come seven woodcutters, eager to teach them a lesson. But perhaps the washerwomen will teach the woodcutters a thing or two instead, and everyone might just live happily ever after...


"A rollicking good story; Quentin Blake's irresistible illustrations capture every madcap moment."
Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian

"A wonderful treat for young and old alike and a real classic that should sit proudly on every nursery bookshelf."
Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading4kids

"This book is a fairy tale with a difference. Mad, crazy, zany, chaotic: how else do you describe the exuberance which explodes over every page? Children of 3+ will adore this."
Blackbird Pie

"A riot of a book."
Cork Evening Echo