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The Resource Grandpa's great escape, written by David Walliams ; illustrated by Tony Ross

Grandpa's great escape, written by David Walliams ; illustrated by Tony Ross

Label
Grandpa's great escape
Title
Grandpa's great escape
Statement of responsibility
written by David Walliams ; illustrated by Tony Ross
Title variation
Grandpas great escape
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. Illustrated by the award-winning Tony Ross
Summary
Twelve year old Jack's grandpa lives in a rest home and often mistakes Jack for his World War II squadron commander, but when grandpa wants to escape his boring situation, Jack has to decide how he will help him
Tone
Illustration
Award
West Australian Young Readers' Book Award (WAYRBA), Younger Readers, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10490808
Cataloging source
ATWFP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walliams, David
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
760
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ross, Tony
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grandfathers
  • Grandparent and child
  • Nursing home care
  • Escapes
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Grandpa's great escape, written by David Walliams ; illustrated by Tony Ross
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000055492886
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
460 pages
Isbn
9780007494019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)919387020
Label
Grandpa's great escape, written by David Walliams ; illustrated by Tony Ross
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000055492886
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
460 pages
Isbn
9780007494019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)919387020

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