My Granny Was a Frightful Bore (but She Isn't Any More) by Nanette Newman


My Granny Was a Frightful Bore (but She Isn't Any More) by Nanette Newman

Just because your granny is old doesn't mean she is boring! This granny is full of energy - in fact, it wasn't until her eighties that she started really having fun. She's learnt to tap-dance, has tried to fly, learnt magician's tricks, and plays regularly in a football team amongst many other things. This title is a wonderful celebration of old age and will delight and amuse readers, both old and young.

About the Author

Nanette Newman has received considerable acclaim for her long and varied acting career in films, on stage and on television. She has also been successful as an author, particularly with her cookery books and many books for children. She has previously contributed to the Pavilion Books collection Bedtime Stories along with Terry Jones. Nanette lives in Surrey (Virginia Water) with her husband, the director and author Brian Forbes. Beryl Cook is one of the most loved and admired artists worldwide. Born in 1926 in Surrey, Beryl had no formal art training, using her life experience as inspiration for her now famous pictures. She has been a showgirl, a shorthand typist, managed a pub, worked in a wholesale fruiterers and kept a boarding house. She lives in Plymouth with her husband and an assortment of pets.

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32 pages


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Publication date

15th October 2007



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