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Paperback edition of this hilarious picture book from the award-winning duo Willis and Ross, that turns the stereotyped view of grandparents on its head.

‘You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.’

The Young Pups don’t want to visit Grandpa – he is so boring, and only ever wants to talk about the olden days. They don’t believe Grandpa was ever young or fun, so Grandpa sets out to prove them wrong, and show them that there is life in the old dog yet!


Essential for readers aged 4+

The Times

Another very funny picture book from this partnership.

Children's Bookseller

A dream team of writer and illustrator!

The Times

Toddlers can't resist Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross's uproarious tales.

Daily Telegraph

Tony Ross' illustrations are action-packed, cartoony and great fun.

Keith Dudhnath, TheBookbag.co.uk

Grandparents will love reading this tale to their young whippersnappers.

The Bookbag

Grandpa has some spectacular old tricks up his sleeve

Dawn Casey, armadillomagazine.com

A wry and warm book, accompanied by very funny illustrations.

Tina Hene, Families Online

A real shaggy dog story to give little whippersnappers paws for thought about underestimating senior citizens of any species.

Cork Evening Echo

A wry and warm book, accompanied by very funny illustrations.

Emilie Amos, Families Magazine South West

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    October 1, 2010


    32 pages

    RRP $19.99

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