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Super Gran

By Forrest Wilson
Illustrated by David McKee

She's back - the ordinary granny with extraordinary powers! When Granny Smith is accidentally hit by rays from a super machine, she becomes super strong and fast!

Granny Smith is an ordinary little old lady when something extraordinary happens. She is struck by rays from a super machine and becomes ... Super Gran! Extra fast, strong, with X-ray eyesight, Super Gran sets out with her grandson Willie and a girl called Edison to right all the wrongs in their town. Along the way, Super Gran performs amazing feats, foiling a back robbery and saving a child from drowning. But the super machine has been stolen by the Inventor, who has very bad plans for it. Can Super Gran and her loyal sidekicks save the day?

  • A reissue of the seventies classic, perfect for all nostalgic parents and superhero-mad children alike!
  • According to a recent poll int he Glasgow Herald, Super Gran is the seventh most influential Scottish figure of all time
  • In the 1980s, Super Gran was a popular children's TV series, with a theme tune written and performed by Billy Connolly

About the author

Forrest Wilson began his career with children's comics, and later moved on to short stories for magazines and radio. He is now a full-time writer, and lives in Scotland with his wife.

About the illustrator

David is the creator of several well-known characters including King Rollo and Mr Benn. His most famous creation is Elmer the Patchwork Elephant which is now published in more than 50 languages and has its own successful global merchandise programme. David McKee was born in Devon and went to Plymouth Art College, where he had a traditional training. On leaving college he drew regularly for, among others, Punch, Reader’s Digest, and The Times Educational Supplement. His drawings were influenced especially by Saul Steinberg and Andre Francois. David’s first picture book was one of the stories he had told at college, Two Can Toucan. This was published by Abelard-Schuman in 1964 and the version David re-illustrated in 1985 was re-issued in 2001 by Andersen Press. David has written and illustrated over 50 picture books for Andersen Press including 27 original Elmer stories. David lives in Arles, France

ISBN: 9781783444588
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: August 4, 2016
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 224pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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