Unusual Day

Unusual Day

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When Jessica brings her granny into school for 'Unusual Day' Miss Johnson thinks she's got muddled up with 'Family Day'. Her granny may be wearing a tracksuit and trainers, but she still looks like a fairly ordinary granny. However, when 'Unusual Day' is disrupted by a fire next door, everybody discovers just how unusual Jessica's granny is...show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 122 x 190 x 10mm | 81.65g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Pups
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • b&w line drawings
  • 0552545392
  • 9780552545396
  • 214,991

About Sandi Toksvig

Following a first-class degree from Cambridge, Sandi Toksvig went into the theatre, where she both wrote and performed before becoming one of the founder members of the Comedy Store Players. She is well known for her television and radio work, as a presenter, writer and actor. She has written four books for children including Unusual Day, published by Young Corgi in 1996.show more

Review quote

"This whole entertaining story is just what you'd expect from Sandi Toksvig, and the ending is too funny to give away. Aimed at new readers, it will appeal to the primary age range as a story told or an individual read" * The School Librarian * "Toksvig's tall tale is appealingly brisk" * Independent on Sunday * "Great fun for new readers" * The Good Book Guide * "A witty and gripping little story" * Mail on Sunday * "A particular favourite of ours" * Families Magazine *show more

Review Text

"A witty and gripping little story"show more

Back cover copy

"Hello Jessica," said Miss Johnson. "Have you brought something unusual today?" Jessica nodded. "I've brought my granny." Miss Johnson thinks Jessica has got muddled up with 'Family Day'. Her granny may be wearing a tracksuit and trainers, but she still looks like a fairly ordinary granny. However, when 'Unusual Day' is disrupted by a fire next door, everybody discovers just how unusual Jessica's granny is...show more

Rating details

6 ratings
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3 50% (3)
2 33% (2)
1 17% (1)
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