Grandpa's Great Escape
The hotly-anticipated next novel from NUMBER ONE bestselling author, David Walliams 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.
Shortlisted for British Book Industry Awards Children's Book of the Year 2016.
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
Since his debut children's book published in 2008, David Walliams has taken the literary world by storm and is the biggest British children's author to debut this century. His most recent novel, AWFUL AUNTIE, was published in September 2014 and was the overall bestselling book in the UK for a sensational six weeks. Selling over half a million copies in just three months, it became the biggest selling book of 2014. His previous novel, DEMON DENTIST, sold more than half a million copies in less than a year, and the paperbacks of his other titles continue to dominate the UK charts. David's books have been translated into 40+ languages and have sold over 6 million copies in the UK alone. His books have also achieved unprecedented critical acclaim - RATBURGER, DEMON DENTIST and AWFUL AUNTIE, have all won the National Book Awards Children's Book of the Year.