Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grade 5n/a4.930285
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
35 Book Reviews
  • 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
        • bookstory14
          bookstory14Monday, February 4, 2019 at 7:12 pm55 stars
          *Haven't read it - YET! But it looks good!*
          • Gangsta GrannyMonday, February 4, 2019 at 11:54 am
            read Gangsta Granny
            • popsiclepanda
              popsiclepandaMonday, February 4, 2019 at 6:09 am55 stars
              This is an amazing book and I read it in German
              • bookstory14
                bookstory14Monday, February 4, 2019 at 7:12 pm55 stars
                WOW! You read it in GERMAN!?!??!
              • popsiclepanda
                popsiclepandaMonday, February 4, 2019 at 5:58 am55 stars
                This is an amazing book you should totally read it
                • harrise562
                  harrise562Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 4:02 pm55 stars
                  Great book.
                  • rfoxy
                    rfoxyWednesday, February 28, 2018 at 4:54 pm55 stars
                    its a very cool book my favourite part was when they got caught by the Queen when they were just about to steal the Queens crown!
                    • Annie Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 11:23 am
                      I think this book is really good however, after you read this book you will realise you should never stress your granny or grandparents no matter what because deep down they love you.