When Granny begins to need more looking after, Mum and Dad decide she’d be better off in a home. But Ivan, Tanya, Nicholas and Sophie have other ideas. Saving Granny soon becomes the topic for their school project as well as a useful way of persuading – or blackmailing- Mum and Dad into letting Granny stay at home. A funny and touching story which says much about optimistic and loving grandchildren are about their grandparent.
When Mum and Dad start talking about finding a Home for Granny, Ivan and his brothers and sisters cook up a cunning plan: to blackmail Dad into letting Granny stay by threatening to hand in a project for school about how one poor confused old lady (Granny) is despised and neglected by her heartless carers (his parents). But there's more than one way of doing a Granny project - and blackmail can work both ways...
|Publication date:||1st June 2006|
|Publisher:||Random House Children's Books|
|Year Groups:||Key Stage 2|
Anne Fine was our Guest Editor in July 2011. Click here to see the books she selected. Anne Fine was born and educated in the Midlands and now lives in County Durham. She has written numerous highly acclaimed and prize-winning books for children and adults. Her novel The Tulip Touch won the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award; Goggle-Eyes won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal and was adapted for television by the BBC; Flour Babies won the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award; Bill's New Frock won a Smarties Prize, and ...More About Anne Fine