David Walliams presents…Grandpa’s Great Escape!

by |July 29, 2015

HarperCollins Children’s Books today revealed that the much anticipated new fiction title by David Walliams will be called Grandpa’s Great Escape!

b62d06b7edb32e3b2310a294f99b2c46Grandpa’s Great Escape is an exquisite portrait of the bond between a small boy and his beloved Grandpa – taking 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.

This spectacular flight of the imagination is destined to become a much-loved favourite for all the family.

David Walliams said, “Grandpa becomes muddled in his old age, he believes he is back in World War II when he was a RAF fighter pilot. When he is sent to an old folk’s home he is convinced it is a prisoner of war camp. Together with his grandson Jack he plans a daring escape. I hope my young readers will love this funny and moving tale of adventure.”

David Walliams is one of the most influential and popular writers for children today, selling over 7.5 million books in the UK alone. His most recent fiction title, Awful Auntie, published in September 2014, went straight to No.1 in the UK children’s book chart and remained there for seven weeks, returning to the top of the children’s charts for the coveted Christmas number one slot.

Pre-order your copy of Grandpa’s Great Escape here

grandpa-s-great-escapeGrandpa’s Great Escape

by David Walliams

The brilliantly funny novel from David Walliams, Number One bestselling author! The much anticipated next book from bestselling phenomenon David Walliams; packed with excitement, adventure, hilarity and heart! Not to be missed!

Jack’s Grandpa…

*wears his slippers to the supermarket

*serves up tinned tongue 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…

Grandpa’s Great Escape is the story 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.

This spectacular flight of the imagination is destined to become a much-loved favourite for all the family.

Pre-order your copy of Grandpa’s Great Escape here

Pre-order your copy of Grandpa’s Great Escape here

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Andrew Cattanach is a regular contributor to The Booktopia Blog. He has been shortlisted for The Age Short Story Prize and was named a finalist for the 2015 Young Bookseller of the Year Award. He enjoys reading, writing and sleeping, though finds it difficult to do them all at once.

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