The Best Bad Day Ever (Hardcover)

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A hilarious exploration of grumpiness: this is a book for any child who has ever woken up to find everything unreasonably annoying.

Today is a terrible day for Wolfie: it's cloudy (there is a single cloud), the water in the bubble bath is ice cold, there aren't enough chocolate chips in the cookies and everyone else is having a nice day (lucky them). No one understands Wolfie at school. But then Penguin comes along... and she does understand. Suddenly things start to get a whole lot better. 

This is a story about how when you're feeling misunderstood, sometimes all it takes to change your perspective completely, is a like-minded friend.

A wonderful, and relatable story about the loneliness that comes with feeling grumpy and how a friend can give a rain cloud day, a sunny new spin. 

Funny for both children and adults alike - while children will delight at the funny dissonance between text and image, the parents will recognise the all too relatable tale of out-of-proportion toddler grumpiness. 

About the Author

MARIANNA COPPO is an author and illustrator who studied editorial illustration at MiMaster in Milan and now focuses on freelance illustration. Her debut picture book, Petra, received starred reviews from KirkusPublishers Weekly and Booklist, and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. 

Praise For…

'A funny, sweet and resonant picture book of toddler crankiness ameliorated by friendship.'—The Guardian

"Wickedly funny and will quickly become a favourite with young audiences and their adults."—Books for Keeps

“Wolfie is having a terrible day until Penguin cheers him up. A heart-warming reminder about the power of friendship.” —The Bookseller

Product Details
ISBN: 9780711283343
ISBN-10: 0711283346
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Publication Date: July 18th, 2023
Pages: 48
Language: English