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Grimble & Grimble at Christmas
An old childhood favourite I have recently revisited. I revisit it every few years and each time I see a different side to it. I hope that it is back in print someday.
We always had to have a grimle from the school library that we were reading and I just kept taking the same book out, which was this.
I reread it a few times a year! To ask other readers questions about Grimbleplease sign up. A sequel, Grimble at Christmaswas published some years later. Rowling loves Grimble and said soand so did I.
He cooks a lot in it. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Alex rated it it was amazing May 13, I found my battered-but-beloved copy of Grimble and Grimble at ChristmasClement Freud’s marvellous story of a boy who is about ten his parents are a bit vague notes and telegrams and cookery, a book I’ve probably not read since I was thirteen, and read Maddy the first two chapters. Mar 24, Jenni Myburgh rated it grimblr was amazing.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In ‘Grimble at Christmas’, Grimble fears that his rather bohemian parents have forgotten Christmas and so it is down to him to organise everything.
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It is out of print, but Nana found it used and sent it to the boys. Grimble at Christmas by Clement Freud. Shanaz Akhter rated it it was amazing Aug 02, Jul 28, Lucy Cclement rated it it was amazing Shelves: Rowling quote on Grimble, listing her three favourite children’s books “The third is Grimbleby Clement Freud.
It made me laugh out loud in many places.
Retrieved from ” https: We were so enamored of Grimble that we went on a hunt for rgimble whole book. June rated it it was amazing Jan 10, The Grunts All At Sea.
Books by Clement Freud. I think of grimble, you’d know what I’m talking about if you’d read it – classic! Apr 27, Roger rated it really liked it. This is a fabulous, witty, quirky book with two stories. Paddington Takes the Test. In the s, the two titles were published in a gdimble volume by Puffin Books, with drawings by Quentin Blake.
Despite their glorious simplicity, they capture wonderfully the character of Grimble and bring his story alive.
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My Weird School Special: Darryl rated it liked it Feb 14, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Iara VPS rated it it was amazing Feb 04, Of course there were disadvantages to having parents like that — like being called Grimble which made everyone say ‘What is your real name? She later married my friend Richard Curtis, who wrote Blackadder, and thus provides the illusion that this was somehow a thematically consistent journal entry.
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Spencer Jones rated it it was amazing Jul 20, Nothing gruesome in here. Grimble is one of clemeent books I’ve ever read, and Grimble himself, who is a small boy, is a fabulous character.
This article needs additional citations for verification. Oct 07, Lorna Dahle rated it it was amazing Shelves: He thought that, as hero and a brave girl, she should not have cried.
Return to Book Page. His parents are not very organized and they seem to have completely forgotten Christmas. The book is a humorous account of his life alone for five days. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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