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Community Level 2jollyjacob

jollyjacob

Grannies are Evil!

AdvantagesThis book is fantastic, mainly because of its witty jokes

DisadvantagesThere are none

"...of them reasons was his Granny whom was the most evil Grandma ever and throughout the story she kills 2 innocent people and nearly killed her own Grandson. After many scenarios of Granny being unpleasant to her Grandson she finally gets him alone after the parents go out for a little skiing trip (just after Granny secretively killed the nanny and the gardener). She takes him to a hotel where there is an awards ceremony for Grannies (called the Global ..." Read review
21.11.2009

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Community Level 4stitch1969

stitch1969

Here comes Granny

AdvantagesFunny and scary

Disadvantagesnone

"...Jinks and Mr Lampy. When granny comes to stay at Thattlebee Hall at Christmas, as she has done for twelve years, Joe notices the household changes. Irma and Wolfgang are in a permanent bad mood, Mr and Mrs Warden drink a bottle of whisky between them, the heating is cranked up to its highest point and a photo of granny which usually resides in a cupboard under the stairs is placed on the mantle piece. Granny does her utmost to embarass Joe, ..." Read review
15.03.2004

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Community Level 1Connoisseur

Connoisseur

Bad Granny!

AdvantagesMysterious, funny

Disadvantagesthey may become scared of their granny!

"Granny, a story that delightfully highlights the misunderstanding and mystique of grannies, and lives out every child's fear. Joe, is rich and spoilt and hates his granny. She embarrasses him by buying him babyish christmas presents, and always gives him a sloppy kiss whenever she comes to visit. And why does his mum never use the good china when she comes? Soon, when Joe's mother and father are away on safari (or was it Australia?)mysterious things ..." Read review
20.06.2000

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Community Level 2klapaucius

klapaucius

Oh No! It's a Terrorising Grandma!

Advantagesa solid, action packed read

DisadvantagesNone at All

"...Witches". Especially the part where Granny takes Joe on holiday to the granny hotel! ..." Read review
23.07.2003

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