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Gangsta Granny

Gangsta Granny [Kindle Edition]

David Walliams
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,217 customer reviews)

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"An enjoyable read with an unexpected bittersweet ending" – The Sun

"Hugely entertaining… a comic, touching and at times sad story” – Daily Express

“This is possibly David’s funniest book ever.” – Heat

"Anyone who thinks that all grannies do is wear mauve…will laugh out loud at David Walliams's new book" – Telegraph Magazine

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A hilarious and moving story of old age, adventure, stolen jewels and swimming the Thames, from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children’s author in the country.

“I absolutely love David Walliams's books. In a few more years they will become classics.” – Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole

Our hero Ben is bored beyond belief after he is made to stay at his grandma’s house. She’s the boringest grandma ever: all she wants to do is to play Scrabble, and eat cabbage soup. But there are two things Ben doesn’t know about his grandma.

1) She was once an international jewel thief.

2) All her life, she has been plotting to steal the Crown Jewels, and now she needs Ben’s help…

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4781 KB
  • Print Length: 305 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0007371462
  • Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks (27 Oct 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005IH0320
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,217 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,565 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Since 2008 David Walliams has taken the children's literary world by storm. His most recent book DEMON DENTIST, immediately went to no.1 in the children's chart and sold over half a million copies in less than a year, while the PBs of his previous titles dominate the UK charts. Today, David is the fastest-growing children's author in the UK. His books have been translated into 40+ languages and sold over 4 million copies in the UK alone. David's books have achieved unprecedented critical acclaim - and both RATBURGER and DEMON DENTIST won the National Book Awards Children's Book of the Year.

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant Kids Comedy 18 Dec 2011
By Bustert
This book was one of the best books I have ever read. I recommend it for kids from 9-13 it made me laugh for hours at one single line it was written with great thought for a full experience for the reader. Anyone considering buying this is 100% correct it is a great piece of writing that is perfect for improving children's vocabulary. It is a fantastic book and Christmas is coming soon what could be a better gift to a young child than a story that will encourage them to read more and enjoy reading.
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103 of 111 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nearly as good as Roald Dahl. 21 Nov 2011
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
This is a great story. I really like Walliams's work for children, and I am very impressed that a man with no children (yet) is able to really "get" what children like and what they laugh at. All his stories seem to have a slightly maudlin quality at some point, which is a bit cringe-worthy, but this is a great story for the 6 to 10 year old range, and so are all the others he has written. I recommend the audio-books because Walliams reads his own work really well. We are now hoping that he writes a story specifically about Raj the marvellous shopkeeper who pops up in all the books.
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82 of 91 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gansta Ganny 19 Nov 2011
Another SUCCESS for David Walliams. Perfect to engage those readers who hate reading. My Class have been caught, 'hook line and sinker' with his books. Ideal for guided reading and audio listening skills in class. My whole class are now looking forward to the next book by David Walliams because they are so caught up with this author's way of writing that captures young minds instantly and is a 110% encouragement to read. Recommended to all class teachers for english and guided reading.
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64 of 71 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars cracker 27 Oct 2011
Great book for my 12 year old Grandson, he thinks his Nan is the best!Good stocking filler, viewed David Williams on Jonathon Ross show when he read a short preview, and decided there & then to Purchase Gansta Granny as soon as it came out, when he's read it I think I might borrow it.Great Author.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gangsta Granny 2 May 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
My son & I love this book! He was initially against the idea of David Walliams as he had been reading Jane Johnson books. But after the first chapter he's hooked.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars outstanding book - halarious read 27 Jan 2014
Gangsta Granny is the perfect book if you want a laugh. The book grabs my attention so i can not put it down. I couldn't wait to read the next David Walliams book. I am 10 years old but i have enjoyed thease books since I was 9
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars priceless 30 Sep 2014
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I bought for my son, who is almost 10, after he had shown it to me at a school book fair and said they had read an excerpt from it, well, what can I say...I was laughing so much at one chapter I got told off by my son as he couldnt understand what I was saying, I honestly had tears running down my face, mainly because its almost true life. My son has global developmental delay, and is also dyslexic, so classed as a non- reader, but I was really struggling to find a book for his age group that would keep his attention, had a few great illustrations to help him and one that I could enjoy reading to him each night, he had grown out of his other books, (and I had read them so many times was loosing the will to live!) - this book, and have also bought Mr Stink, is just brilliant, for kids and adults alike, there arent many books that can achieve this, and am looking forward to reading them all!!
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36 of 42 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gangsta "brilliant" Granny 6 Nov 2011
By jgreenk
Format:Kindle Edition
this was a brilliant book the had my sides splitting and then my tears rolling (both of these not litretly) david waliams books are the only books that actually make me laugh out loud.
verdict: wonderfull book.
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This is a Christmas present and hasn't been read yet, however I chose to buy this because it had rave reviews.
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Walliams books are always a hit in my household and despite having a hard copy this has been re-read 4-5 times.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Roald Dahl is a genuinely good writer. David is not
The stars are only for the plot and rare piece of real humour. Someone compared David Walliams to Roald Dahl, which is why I caved in and bought the book for my son. Read more
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5.0 out of 5 stars best as roald Dahl !!!
This book is very funny when I was reading this book. This is also my first favourite author. I have read plenty of his books in my library. Every child should read this book:)
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