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Product Description

The funny proof: not all oldies are fossils! Jack’s rebel grandpa and his Spitfire antics will make your heart do loop the loops. (And bring a joyous little tear to your eye.) Jack’s grandpa wears his slippers to the supermarket. He serves up tinned tongue for dinner. He often forgets Jack’s name. But he hasn’t forgotten how to fly a Spitfire. And if you were trapped in an old folks’ home, wouldn’t you plan a Great Escape?

  • The eighth bestseller from the incredible David Walliams
  • David’s books include Mr Stink and Billionaire Boy
  • This funny genius is regarded as a Roald Dahl for today
  • Hilarious pictures by Tony Ross all the way through

Product Details

Catalogue number

1410 in World Book Day 2017 Teen, 700 in World Book Day 2017 Primary and 260 in Spring 2017 Primary

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780008183424

Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books

Date published

February 2nd, 2017

Other details
  • 464 pages
Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

David Walliams

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David Walliams is a comedian, writer and actor and is best known for his partnership with Matt Lucas on the hugely popular sketch show Little Britain, and as a star judge on Britain’s Got Talent.

David is also well known for his charitable work for Sports Relief, part of Comic Relief. He took up swimming in his youth because he was overweight, and has subsequently completed long distance swims of the English Channel, the Strait of Gibraltar and the River Thames, raising millions of pounds for charity!

In 2008 David’s first children’s book The Boy in the Dress was published, illustrated by Quentin Blake. He has gone on to take the children’s literary world by storm, dominating sales charts and twice winning the National Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year. His books have now been translated into 40+ languages, and also include picture books illustrated by Tony Ross.

Tony Ross

Multi-award-winning Tony Ross has become one of the best-known creators of original and traditional picture books and his work has been published all over the world. As well as his own books, he has illustrated books for authors such as Roald Dahl, Paula Danziger and Michael Palin.

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    Dazzlingdolphin
    on 27 February 2017

    a good book. funny and exiting although it took a while to get into. 7/10

    4out of 5