Grandpa's Great Escape

Grandpa's Great Escape

Book - 2015
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Jack's Grandpa wears his slippers to the supermarket serves up Spam à 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.
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
ISBN: 9780062560896
Characteristics: 437, 13 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Ross, Tony


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Jul 19, 2019

What you wold expect from David Walliams... an exceptionally funny book!

Jun 19, 2019

this book is a very funny book and it taught me that no matter how old you are you can still dream big and dream far. jack's grandfather thinks he is still fighting in a war on a Spitfire. he lands up in many different strange places around the town and in the end lock up in twilight towers run by an evil matron called Miss Swine and her nurses. Jack and his grandpa finds many different ways to escape from twilight towers. This book is the first book that I read from David Walliams and after reading it I wanted to read more of his books! he is really a great author.

Aug 01, 2017

This book was hilarious as was all of David Walliams books. Jack's grandpa thinks that he is still in World War II. Only Jack really understood him. Jack's family decides that it is best to send his grandpa to TWILIGHT TOWERS. TWILIGHT TOWERS is an elder home that is supposedly some happy happy place. But Jack doesn't think that everything is as it seems.

Jul 10, 2017

Up, up and away! Soar through the skies of 1983 as Jack and his grandfather escape the Getaspo 40 years after the world war ended. Grandpa, with his memory failing, thinks that the world war is still going on. Persued by Reverend Hogg, Matron Swine, (great names, right!) and Detectives "Kimberly Beef" and [unknown first name] Bone, and a very hairy security guard. He steals a spitfire, escapes an evil old folks home run by matron swine in a coffin, and breaks the walls of an imperial war museum with a world war two tank. Buckle up! It's a wild ride.
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Aug 01, 2017

Aqua1633 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 14

Apr 12, 2016

Samaralau_28 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 12


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