Rory is always putting things off and always running late. It’s driving his family mad! What will it take to make him change his ways? Each time he is asked to do something for someone, Rory’s response is “In a minute…”. But what Rory doesn’t realise is that he is taking far longer than a minute to get round to doing the task. When the tables are turned though, will Rory finally realise the error of his ways? This heart-warming and humorous tale will have every child pausing for thought when they distractedly respond, “In a minute, Mum…” This gentle and funny introduction to time management and learning to tell the time is perfect for reading at bedtime with a family member or sharing in the classroom. Also includes a set of supporting notes for parents and teachers with questions to encourage discussion of the themes in the book, either at home or in the classroom.
A. H. Benjamin is the author of more than 20 books for children. He started writing in the mid-1980s and had several stories published in storybooks, magazines and annuals. His work has been translated into over 20 languages including Greek, Arabic, Turkish and Korean and has also been adapted for radio, television and theatre. He is married with four grown-up children, who have been his inspiration, his audience and also his best friends.
Nick East works from a studio in the beautiful city of York, which he shares with two illustrator friends, a whippet called Alfie and a huge lurcher called Basil. He drinks loads of tea, eats cake and laughs a lot.