Gangsta Granny

Gangsta Granny

eBook - 2011
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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.
Publisher: London : HarperCollins Children's, 2011.
ISBN: 9780007371457
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (296 pages) : illustrations.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Andy_2009
Mar 02, 2020

I am doing a project on this book because I like reading David Walliam books. I come Gangsta Granny because it is one of the only books I haven’t read from the David Walliam books.

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jemybook5
Jun 17, 2019

Ben has to spend the Friday with the most boring grandma in the WORLD!!! she is obsessed with cabbages, cabbage soup, cabbage cake, and more. but little did he knew his grandma is hiding something. this book is full of adventures and one of my favourite reads

VaughanPLDonnalee Dec 09, 2018

If you have never read anything by actor, comedian and best-selling British author David Walliams, reading Gangsta Granny may make you a fan and you might want to read his other children's books as well. Gangsta Granny is funny, zany and offbeat, but the story also has a lot of heart. Ben hates spending Friday evenings with his boring Granny, who smells of cabbage and wants to play Scrabble, until he discovers she is a former international jewel thief. Ben talks her into one last heist, trying to steal the crown jewels of England. This book is fast-paced, easy to read, and hugely entertaining. Highly recommended.

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Nikib9
Jul 16, 2018

Fantastic story and wonderful characters. I must admit the ending in the televised version is much more in keeping with the storyline than the book itself.

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aromalove06
Jul 08, 2018

Ben thinks his granny is really boring. But are you sure she is just a normal boring granny? Find out when you read the book till the end!
This book is really good for the people who love fun comedy books. From cabbage to naked yoga, it's tons of fun you are missing now if you didn't read the book. I've really enjoyed reading this book and I'm sure you will, too.

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muffinpopcorn
Sep 06, 2017

Quite a cute and funny story . Quick read and enjoyable .

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TheFastReader
Aug 30, 2017

This is a book that can have you rolling on the floor whatever age you are! It is about a young boy named Ben who thinks his granny is boring. Cabbage, scrabble, moped, you get the idea. Until one weekend when he was staying at his Granny's house. He got told that she was an international jewel thief, and needed to have one last heist. I would recommend this book for anyone wanting a good laugh. From naked yoga to Raj, this book will have you laughing hysterically.

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ADOG24
Aug 27, 2017

I like this book because it is about a young boy named Ben who thinks his granny is EXTREMELY boring and is always dreading his stays but when Ben finds out that his granny is an international jewel thief things get lets just say interesting...
This book shows comedy and emotion all raped up in one and that is just one of the many reasons I personally like it.

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aaansari
Aug 02, 2017

Legendary. Just plain legendary. Walliams, I give you permission to do a dab.

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ayoshida
Jun 22, 2017

this book is hilarious. I would recommend this book to any one who has a good sense a humour. I like to read long books and even if this book is small it is full of the funny action I love. The book can change your opinion on old grannies and made me realize how much your grandparents are willing to do to please you. The ending is slightly sad but I don't like fairy tale ending so it is perfect for me.

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JewelMcLatchy Aug 08, 2012

Granny approached Mr. Parker, who was standing hatless in her drive. "If you ever need to borrow a packet of sugar..." she said kindly. "Yes..." said Mr. Parker. "Don't knock on my door or I will shove that bag of sugar up your backside," said Granny with a sweet smile.

JewelMcLatchy Aug 08, 2012

Like a spider scuttling around a bathroom trying not to be seen, Granny steered her scooter close to the walls. Ben followed on foot as quietly as possible. It wasn't too difficult to keep up, as the top speed of the mobility scooter was four miles per hour.

JewelMcLatchy Aug 08, 2012

All that could be heard in the bungalow was the ticking of the carriage clock on the mantelpiece, the clinking of metal spoons against porcelain bowls, and the occasional high-pitched whistle of Granny's faulty hearing aid. It was a device whose purpose seemed to be not so much to aid Granny's deafness, but to cause deafness in others.

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Miagic
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Jun 09, 2012

frannieangel16 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 10

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