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A hilarious and moving story of old age, adventure, stolen jewels and swimming the Thames, from 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...
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published on October 1, 2011 by HarperCollins Children's Books
ISBN-10: 0007371446
ISBN-13: 9780007371440
31 Book Reviews
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  • OMG 4363Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 9:35 am
    OMG THIS BOOK IS AMAZING I LOVE IT SO MUCH !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • unicornbooks
      unicornbooksTuesday, June 11, 2019 at 4:20 am55 stars
      Gangsta Granny was a emotional, funny and an enjoyable book. It was about a boy named Jack who was 12 years old and he always stayed at his granny's bungalow every Saturday. Granny was a lady who STINKED of cabbage and always enjoyed putting cabbage as a ingredient in every meal and playing scrabble. Ben hated to stay there but his granny had a secret... She wasn't a normal, boring person, she was a international crown jewel thief. This book was so good! Definitely a book to read!
      • 🎉Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 5:30 am
        That book was so good
        • 🎉Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 5:28 am
          Looks nice! I might go and read it!
          • Cal boy 1Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 3:43 am
            It's ok in a way but it didn't really work for me. I'd like to read it again but to me it's a 3star book. For now I'm going to stick with Harry potter.
            • theguyattheshop
              theguyattheshopFriday, February 8, 2019 at 2:47 am55 stars
              My 5 star book
              • Book lover Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 9:56 am
                A really really good book 5 stars it's in my top five books
                • Harrypotter1 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 9:32 am
                  Loved this book David walliams is sòoooooo funny
                  • NicoleMonday, February 4, 2019 at 7:19 pm
                    Great book
                    • bookstory13
                      bookstory13Monday, February 4, 2019 at 7:12 pm55 stars
                      *Haven't read it - YET! But it looks good!*