Grandpa's Great Escape

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

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

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    David Walliams

    Comedian and writer David Walliams is one of Britain’s bestselling children’s authors

    Awards

    David Walliams has twice won Children’s Book of the Year at the National Book Awards, for Ratburger and The Demon Dentist, along with many regional prizes including the Sheffield, Doncaster, Stockport and Lincolnshire Young People’s Book Awards.

  • 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.

    Awards

    Tony Ross has won a number of awards for illustration, including the Dutch Silver Paintbrush Award for the best illustrations by a foreign artist.

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