The hotly-anticipated next novel from NUMBER ONE bestselling author, David Walliams, with audio hilariously read by the author himself!
*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.
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
“David Walliams’ children’s books are now guaranteed bestsellers… watch this fly off the shelves” – Daily Mail
“Delightfully funny” – Metro
About the author
David Walliams has revolutionised reading for children and become one of the most influential children’s writers today. Since the publication of his ground-breaking first novel, The Boy in the Dress (2008), Walliams has seen unprecedented growth with global sales exceeding 40 million copies, and his books translated into 53 languages.
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If you love grandpa’s great escape you’ll love the rest
Not for my kids
My kids recently lost there grandpa in a care home so not enjoyable for them but I really liked the actually book amazing
I LOVE THIS BOOK THATS WHY IM 🧢 ING! INTERESTED IN THE WORLD WAR TWO PLANES LIKE I AM? THEN IF I WOULD SAY AROUND THE AGE OF 6–13 YOU WILL ❤️LOVE❤️ IT! (👉🏻warning is quite sad at times and also quite intense and scary to in some scenes!👈🏻)ty for reading and always believe in your self- you are amazing and gorgeous and loved! Expecialy loved by me 👉🏻❤️👈🏻🥺