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What's the Matter, Aunty May?

Written by Peter Friend and illustrated by Andrew Joyner
Published by Little Hare Books
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When the Help becomes a hindrance, Aunty May is left clean out of patience. In this ultimate portrait of childhood optimism and cheer, the narrator proceeds from chore to chore leaving a trail of destruction behind him, oblivious to his Aunty’s horror.

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Who Illustrated What's the Matter, Aunty May?

Andrew Joyner

Andrew Joyner is an Australian children’s book author and illustrator. He has worked as a receptionist, a fruit packer, and a tutor. Some of his many picture books include The Pink Hat; Too Many Elephants in This House, written by Ursula Dubosarsky; The Baby Swap, written by Jan Ormerod; and Romeosaurus and Juliet Rex, written by Mo O’Hara. Most recently, he has illustrated the new Dr. Seuss picture book, Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum. When he isn’t drawing dinosaurs, Andrew can be found reading or dreaming about the ancient ruins of Europe. You can visit him at

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February 1, 2019