Grandpa's Great Escape

Grandpa's Great Escape

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The eighth novel from NUMBER ONE bestselling author, David Walliams - now available in paperback!


Jack's Grandpa...


*wears his slippers to the supermarket


*serves up Spam a la Custard for dinner


*and often doesn't remember Jack's name


But he can still take to the skies in a speeding Spitfire and save the day...


An exquisite portrait of the bond between a small boy and his beloved Grandpa - this book takes readers on an incredible journey with Spitfires over London and Great Escapes through the city in a high octane adventure full of comedy and heart.


Illustrated by the award-winning Tony Ross.
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Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 34mm | 430g
  • HarperCollins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9780008183424
  • 501

Review quote

PRAISE FOR DAVID WALLIAMS:
"A pleasure to read. A beguilingly funny, original and thought-provoking tale... hilarious" - Amanda Craig, The Times


"I absolutely love David Walliams's books. In a few more years they will become classics" - Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole, Guardian


"The new Roald Dahl" - Evening Standard


"A triumphant mix of wit and warmth" - Telegraph Books of the Year


"Ridiculously over-the-top and utterly delightful " - Spectator


"Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air" - Sun


"David Walliams' children's books are now guaranteed bestsellers... watch this fly off the shelves" - Daily Mail


"Delightfully funny" - Metro
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About David Walliams

David Walliams has revolutionised reading for children and has become one of the most influential children's writers today. Since the publication of his ground-breaking first novel, The Boy in the Dress (2008), Walliams has seen unprecedented growth with global sales exceeding 45 million copies, and his books translated into 55 languages. Collectively across his titles, David has celebrated 70 weeks (non-consecutive) at number one in the overall book charts and more than 200 weeks (non-consecutive) at number one in the Children's charts - an achievement no other children's writer has reached.

Born in London, Tony Ross went to art school in Liverpool. His cartoons have appeared in famous publications the world over. His first book, Hugo and the Wicked Winter, was published in 1972. Tony has since written over 100 books and illustrated over 2000!
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7,655 ratings
4.32 out of 5 stars
5 55% (4,223)
4 28% (2,121)
3 13% (963)
2 3% (231)
1 2% (117)
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