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Grandpa's Great Escape Audiobook

Grandpa's Great Escape

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Publisher's Summary

The hotly anticipated next novel from number-one best-selling author David Walliams, with audio hilariously read by the author himself!

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.

©2015 David Walliams (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

What the Critics Say

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)
"Ridiculously over-the-top and utterly delightful." (Spectator)
"Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air." (Sun)
"David Walliams' children's books are now guaranteed best sellers...watch this fly off the shelves." (Daily Mail)
"Delightfully funny." (Metro)

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    lhardwick 24/07/2016
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    "Great for passing time"

    Very entertaining and read very well all the way through. Really good all round and helps pass the time.




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    Mrs C Garstang 16/05/2016
    Mrs C Garstang 16/05/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Best book ever !!!"

    Grandpa's great escape is a very funny book full of fun, incredible description and by one of my favourite comedians.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    10/01/2016
    10/01/2016
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    "grandpa's great escape"

    I really enjoyed this book I got the book for Christmas. My uncle gave it to me.David Williams is a really fun writer and sometimes in his book there are some really emotional parts.But if you haven't got it already get it for your birthday

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    joanne essex 09/10/2015
    joanne essex 09/10/2015

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    "if your thinking about buying this do, it's great"

    amazing story no dull moments! a great read and I have no regrets buying this

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    Amazon Customer 15/02/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Great story."

    Characters are believable. just when you think the story is finished it takes another twist. another dive only to crawl back up again!!

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    Antony C. 08/02/2017
    Antony C. 08/02/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "it's very enjoyable"

    I enjoyed the book I has a really good twist in the end. recomend redding!

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    siandliz 04/01/2017
    siandliz 04/01/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "amazing"

    LOVED IT SO MUCH! Grandpa's great escape™ is F.A.B! [good!!!!!] fab times two! really good

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    J E R Aldred 05/12/2016
    J E R Aldred 05/12/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Very enjoyable"

    My son listened to this over 2 days when was ill at the weekend. He loved every minute as a huge fan of the David Walliams books.

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    MUDs 04/12/2016
    MUDs 04/12/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "fantastic"

    it really is a fanatic listen with so many interesting themes in the story. great

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    Mrs Bridge 28/11/2016
    Mrs Bridge 28/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Not easy to use"
    What would have made Grandpa's Great Escape better?

    We could not resume play - could only listen to half of it. Website would not let me download again as it was supposedly in my library


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    16/10/16
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    "Enjoyed it"

    My 10 year old son & I listened to this together. It's charming. Very long & a bit slow at times. Worth listening through until the end.

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  • Kindle Customer
    05/05/16
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    "David Walliams has made something beautiful."

    I listened to this audio book with my eight year old son. Such a lovely story and a good way to learn a little about World War Two.

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  • Sandy
    16/03/16
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    "Wonderful adventure, touching, funny, unafraid."

    Must-read. Loved it. Laughed, cried, very satisfied with the ending. A fate better than death.

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