Collins Big Cat - The Great Granny Gang

Author: Judith Kerr, Illustrated by Judith Kerr
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: 02-01-2019
ISBN: 978-0-00-832090-4
Pages: 36

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Description

Here comes the fearless granny gang,
The youngest eighty-two.
They leap down from their granny van,
And there’s nothing they can’t do!

A gleeful celebration of why grannies are great!

Through wonderfully rhythmical writing and exquisite illustrations, Judith Kerr OBE shows us that there is a lot more to this gang of grey-haired grannies than meets the eye!

A summary on pages 34 and 35 of each granny and her skill supports children in recapping the story, providing plenty of speaking and listening opportunities.

Lime/Band 11 books have longer sentence structures and a greater use of literary language.

Ideas for reading at the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.

Reviews
  • Praise for My Henry:
  • “My Henry is as charming as her other works… For all the depth of underlying emotion, there's a celebratory feel to it.” Cassandra Jardine, The Telegraph
  • “It bears all her trademarks, lively illustration, a cheerful blend of the everyday and the fantastic… A deeply poignant yet ultimately uplifting tale…” Giulia Rhode, Sunday Express
  • Praise for ‘One Night in the Zoo’:“Lovely… uses soothing, pastel illustrations and exotic animals to make basic counting seem unintimidating.” Daily Telegraph
  • " A magical rhyming tale" The Times
  • Praise for ‘Twinkles, Arthur and Puss’:“A very engaging take on feline behaviour” The Bookseller
  • Praise for ‘The Tiger Who Came To Tea’:“Near perfection of form is embellished by clear, expressive illustrations. The pace is exactly right, the resolution totally satisfying.” Dorothy Butler, Babies Need Books.
  • “A modern classic.” The Independent.
  • “This book has enduring charm and young children will delight in the preposterous notion of a tiger creating mayhem in the house.” Junior Magazine
  • Praise for ‘Mog the Forgetful Cat’:“Grandparents are likely to get as much fun out of seeing it again as the new generation of fans just learning to read!” Choice Magazine
  • Praise for ‘Goodbye Mog’:“Kerr’s warmth, humour and honesty make this an engaging introduction to a difficult topic.” Financial Times
  • “Believable, amusing and moving.” Nursery World
  • “A supremely sensitive story.” The Times