Grandad's Secret Giant

Written by David Litchfield

Illustrated by David Litchfield

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Longlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award

This picture book from David Litchfield, author of the Waterstones-Prize winning The Bear and the Piano, is a GIANT story of belonging and friendship.

This gentle story reminds us of the things and people that go unnoticed but have such a big impact on our busy lives.  Through his delighted prose and beautiful illustrations David Litchfield has created another wonderful story perfect for sharing.

Grandad's Secret Giant Synopsis

He has hands the size of tables, Grandad said, legs as long as drainpipes and feet as big as rowing boats. Do you know who I mean? Yes, sighed Billy. The Secret Giant. But he's not real! Billy doesn't believe his Grandad when he tells him there's a giant living in his town, doing good deeds for everyone. He knows that a giant is too big to keep himself hidden. And why would he WANT to keep himself a secret? But as time goes on, Billy learns that some secrets are too BIG to stay secret for long...

In the story Billy and his Grandad help to draw a mural in the town; draw your own mural on this special activity page.

And you can draw your own giant using these easy to follow steps!

Grandad's Secret Giant Press Reviews

'Funny, touching and visually stunning, this really is a book to treasure.' Daily Mail

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781847808486
Publication date: 07/09/2017
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781847808479
Publication date: 06/04/2017
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847808486
Publication date: 7th September 2017
Author: David Litchfield
Illustrator: David Litchfield
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 40 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers
Other Categories: All Shortlists and Winners, UKLA 2018

About David Litchfield

David Litchfield first started to draw when he was very young, creating Star Wars and Indiana Jones 'mash up' comics for his older brother and sister. Since then David's work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, books and on T-shirts. He has also exhibited his illustrations in both solo and group shows in the U.K, Europe and America. The Bear and the Piano was his first picture book. David lives in Bedford with his family.

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