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  • The sensational Nadia Shireen returns with Barbara Throws a Wobbler, the hilarious story of a kitten, a sock problem, a strange pea - and a stupendous tantrum. Its guide to bad moods - from the huff to the seethe - is worth the cover price by itself; this is the sort of book that will make both children and adults laugh, and provide the perfect vocabulary to defuse (some) tense toddler situations.

  • Nadia Shireen's hilarious tale ... With illustrations the colour of bright, shiny jelly beans and a witty text that culminates in a genius guide to bad moods, Shireen's latest gem ought to come on prescription.

    The Observer Best Children's Books of 2021
  • Just the picture book to use if you have ever witnessed a small person's meltdown... A fun way to learn about feelings

    Sunday Times
  • Top talent Nadia Shireen really understands what makes little children tick, and Barbara Throws a Wobbler gently nudges them to explore their tricky emotions ... If only real-life tantrums were equally hilarious.

  • Not only will this book get kids talking about their emotions and how to handle them, it'll have everyone in hysterics, too. An instant classic, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it.

    i newspaper

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