Grandpa's Great Escape

  • by David Walliams
  • Narrated by David Walliams, Nitin Ganatra, Michael Gambon
  • 5 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The hotly anticipated next novel from number-one best-selling author David Walliams, with audio hilariously read by the author himself!
Jack's Grandpa wears his slippers to the supermarket, serves up Spam à la Custard for dinner, and often doesn't remember Jack's name. But he can still take to the skies in a speeding Spitfire and save the day....
An exquisite portrait of the bond between a small boy and his beloved Grandpa - this book takes readers on an incredible journey with Spitfires over London and great escapes through the city in a high-octane adventure full of comedy and heart.

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What the Critics Say

Praise for David Walliams: "A pleasure to read. A beguilingly funny, original and thought-provoking tale...hilarious." (Amanda Craig, The Times)
"I absolutely love David Walliams's books. In a few more years they will become classics." (Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole, Guardian)
"The new Roald Dahl." (Evening Standard)
"A triumphant mix of wit and warmth." (Telegraph)
"Ridiculously over-the-top and utterly delightful." (Spectator)
"Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air." (Sun)
"David Walliams' children's books are now guaranteed best sellers...watch this fly off the shelves." (Daily Mail)
"Delightfully funny." (Metro)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Great for passing time

Very entertaining and read very well all the way through. Really good all round and helps pass the time.




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- lhardwick

Fantastic Performance!

A great performance from the author and cast. a story that is touching, heart warming and touches on the issues of life as we get older! Great work!
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- Eye_Doc

Book Details

  • Release Date: 24-09-2015
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited