The eighth novel from NUMBER ONE bestselling author, David Walliams - now available in paperback!
*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.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 430 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 34 mm
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
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“Very good storytelling”
This story is very well written and it got me gripped on the first page in the book! I would recommend this book to everyone.
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