Friday, October 28, 2011
Gangsta Granny by David Walliams
This is a must for children everywhere! In fact, never mind the kids - I want to read it!!
Gangsta Granny is the latest offering from best selling author David Walliams, who has been described as the new Roald Dahl.
11 year old Ben is unhappy at being forced to stay at his grandmother's every Friday night. She is boring. All she wants to do is make cabbage soup and play Scrabble. In Ben's own words "She’s the boringest grandma ever".
But Grandma is not all she appears to be.
She was once an international jewel thief, and she's always dreamt of stealing the Crown Jewels.
Would Ben help her?
Gangsta Granny will have kids laughing out loud!
David Walliams is one of those authors who can get inside kids heads and write in a straightforward way using kids' direct logic to explain things - he has the ability to create a child's eye view of the world.
This book will make you want to curl up in corner, giggling away at the antics you are reading about, never mind the kids!