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A Tiny Bit Marvellous by Dawn French is the story of a modern family, all living in their own separate bubbles, lurching towards meltdown.

A Tiny Bit Marvellous is comedian Dawn French's hilarious pageturner.
Everyone hates the perfect family.
So you'll love the Battles.
Meet Mo Battle, about to turn 50 and mum to two helpless, hormonal teenagers. There's 17-year-old daughter Dora who blames Mo for, like, EVERYTHING and Peter who believes he's quite simply as darling and marvellous as his hero Oscar Wilde. Somewhere, keeping quiet, is Dad . . . who's just, well... Dad.
However, Mo is having a crisis. She's about to do something unusually wild and selfish, which will leave the entire family teetering on the edge of a precipice. Will the family fall? Or will they, when it really matters, be there for each other?
A Tiny Bit Marvellous is the number one bestselling novel from one of Britain's favourite comic writers.
Praise for A Tiny Bit Marvellous:
'Funny, really enjoyable, highly recommended. A wonderful writer - witty, wise, poignant' Wendy Holden
'A fantastic slam-dunk pageturner. Funny, enriching . . . page after page I laughed out loud' Mail on Sunday
'Beautifully observed. Makes you laugh on every page' The Times
'A brilliantly observed, very funny novel of family life' Woman and Home
%%%A Tiny Bit Marvellous is comedian Dawn French's hilarious pageturner.



Everyone hates the perfect family.

So you'll love the Battles.



Meet Mo Battle, about to turn 50 and mum to two helpless, hormonal teenagers. There's 17-year-old daughter Dora who blames Mo for, like, EVERYTHING and Peter who believes he's quite simply as darling and marvellous as his hero Oscar Wilde. Somewhere, keeping quiet, is Dad . . . who's just, well... Dad.



However, Mo is having a crisis. She's about to do something unusually wild and selfish, which will leave the entire family teetering on the edge of a precipice. Will the family fall? Or will they, when it really matters, be there for each other?



A Tiny Bit Marvellous is the number one bestselling novel from one of Britain's favourite comic writers.



Praise for A Tiny Bit Marvellous:



'Funny, really enjoyable, highly recommended. A wonderful writer - witty, wise, poignant' Wendy Holden



'A fantastic slam-dunk pageturner. Funny, enriching . . . page after page I laughed out loud' Mail on Sunday



'Beautifully observed. Makes you laugh on every page' The Times



'A brilliantly observed, very funny novel of family life' Woman and Home

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780141046341

    June 27, 2011

    Michael Joseph

    424 pages

    RRP $30.00

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  • Paperback

    9780141964447

    November 11, 2010

    Michael Joseph

    8 pages

    RRP $50.00

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  • EBook

    9780141948010

    October 20, 2010

    Penguin eBooks

    304 pages

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