Granpa

Granpa

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Granpa nurses his granddaughter's dolls, mistakes her strawberry-flavoured pretend ice-cream for chocolate, takes her tobogganing in the snow, and falls in with her imaginary plans to captain a ship to Africa, like all good Granpa's should. It is a friendship that children who read this book will long remember.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 216 x 270 x 4mm | 160g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • RED FOX
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 32
  • 0099434083
  • 9780099434085
  • 62,993

About John Burningham

John Burningham is one of the most prestigious and well-loved illustrators working in the children's book field today. Trained at the Central School of Art, his first picture book, Borka was published in 1963. He has won the Kate Greenaway Award twice for Borka and Mr Gumpy's Outing, and has enjoyed a distinguished career spanning over 45 years.show more

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Adorable Granpa nurses his granddaughter's dolls, mistakes her strawberry-flavoured pretend ice cream for chocolate, and falls in with her imaginary plans to captain a ship to Africa. It is a friendship that children who read this book will long remember.show more

Review quote

"Subtle and brilliant." -- "TES"show more

Back cover copy

Adorable Granpa nurses his granddaughters dolls, mistakes her strawberry-flavoured pretend ice-cream for chocolate, and falls in with her imaginary plans to captain a ship to Africa. It is a friendship that children who read this book will long remember. 'Subtle and brilliant. Burningham cannot be faulted here.' The Times Educational Supplement 'John Burningham, twice winner of the Kate Greenaway medal, is quite properly one of the most famous and respected illustrators the world over.' Nursery World Winner of the Kurt Maschler Awardshow more

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109 ratings
3.97 out of 5 stars
5 38% (41)
4 39% (43)
3 12% (13)
2 5% (5)
1 6% (7)
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