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Freaky Families

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THE FOUR GRANNIES. A boy and a girl are left alone for a couple of days, while their parents go away on a business trip. They have four very different grandmas - a mean one, a snobby one, an anxious one, and a delicate one. Erg (the boy) uses household objects to make an invention for his own amusement, but soon realises it does what he asks. He tries to make all the ...more
Hardcover, 158 pages
Published 2013 by HarperCollins
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Nov 20, 2016 Kate B rated it really liked it
Two funny stories for 7-9 (ish) year olds
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It is very difficult to keep four grannies busy while you try and get your invention that answers prayers to work without the said grannies realizing your sister has disappeared. The second story involves lots of islands and is equally chaotic and anarchic and fun.
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Diana Wynne Jones was the author of more than thirty critically acclaimed fantasy stories, including the Chrestomanci series and the novels Howl's Moving Castle and Dark Lord of Derkholm.

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