Winner – Best short story – Sheffield Children’s Book Award 2009
Oli wants to swap his mum for someone who’ll let him eat loads of pepperoni pizza and watch Real Blood Bath Murders. Mother 44 drives a tank and trains secret agents. But she’s also hatching an evil anti-children plot – and she’s looking for a boy to help. When the Mum Shop’s Matcher puts them together, it’s trouble!
‘Fresh and very funny.’ Jeremy Strong
‘I rated The Mum Shop 10/10 because it was a brilliant book’ Elizabeth Rhodes – 11
‘It’s fantastic! The Mum Shop gets my vote for the best book.’ Kennedy Tookey – 10
‘Ceci Jenkinson obviously knows children and has spun them a well-written tale which relates to them and is literally fantastic. Hugely original and entertaining.’ Carousel
‘Laced with laugh-out-loud humour… delightful, quirky characters… children will love it.’ Write Away
‘This is a seriously funny book… Oli and Skipjack are so likeable.’ Vulpes Libris