The Pocket Book of Good Grannies

by Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall

  • Published: 06 Oct 2011
  • Price: £9.99
  • Format: Hardback
  • Extent: 144p
  • ISBN: 9781907595509
  • Buy it now from Amazon.co.uk
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What kind of granny are you? Traditional Gran? Rock ‘n’ Roll Gran? Perhaps you’re more Sporty Gran (forever breezing in from the golf course or flying off for a week’s scuba-diving in the sun)…

In this delightful new book, Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall features 50 deliciously recognisable types – from Glam Gran (she descends on the newborn’s cradle like a fairy godmother with her designer baby clothes and cashmere wraps) to Wise Gran (she knows by instinct how to get a burp out of a baby and how to comfort a colicky one…)

Charmingly illustrated with Alex Fox’s cartoons, The Pocket Book of Good Grannies is a celebration of grandmotherhood in all its guises. There’s a Granny in here for everyone.

 

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“This would make an excellent stocking-filler. ”
<em>The Oldie</em>
“What kind of granny are you? Traditional Gran? Sporty Gran? Or more Rock n Roll? The portraits in this book will make you laugh out loud.”
<em>Mumsnet</em>

About Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall

Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall, bestselling author of The Good Granny Guide and The Good Granny Cookbook, has written many other books written many other books on plants and gardening, including Gardening Made Easy and The Imperial Flower. A grandmother of five, and the mother of TV chef Hugh, she lives with her husband in Gloucestershire.

Other books by this author

<a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/for-better-for-worse"><strong>For Better, For Worse</strong><br />A Marriage Companion for Life</a><br /><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/for-better-for-worse" class="plain-link"><em>For Better, For Worse</em> is a celebration of marriage in all its comic frustration and gloriousness. Whether you are about to be married, or you are on your paper, your brass or your diamond wedding anniversary, it will keep you and your other half entertained till death do you part.</a><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/for-better-for-worse"><img  src="https://shortbooks.co.uk/wp-content/themes/outreach/images/transparentgif.gif" border="0" 		width="160px" 	height="244px" alt="" /></a><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/the-good-granny-cookbook"><strong>The Good Granny Cookbook</strong></a><br /><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/the-good-granny-cookbook" class="plain-link">In The Good Granny Cookbook, Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall takes us on a nostalgic culinary pilgrimage, rediscovering the sort of robust, wholesome food that our grandmothers, or even great-grandmothers, used to make.</a><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/the-good-granny-cookbook"><img  src="https://shortbooks.co.uk/wp-content/themes/outreach/images/transparentgif.gif" border="0" 		width="160px" 	height="244px" alt="" /></a><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/the-good-granny-companion"><strong>The Good Granny Companion</strong></a><br /><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/the-good-granny-companion" class="plain-link">Packed with seasonal activities and pastimes, The Good Granny Companion contains great ideas both to brighten up ordinary days and make those Very Important Days truly memorable. </a><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/the-good-granny-companion"><img  src="https://shortbooks.co.uk/wp-content/themes/outreach/images/transparentgif.gif" border="0" 		width="160px" 	height="244px" alt="" /></a><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/the-good-granny-guide"><strong>The Good Granny Guide</strong></a><br /><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/the-good-granny-guide" class="plain-link">In this new edition of <em>The Good Granny Guide</em> you will find a whole range of practical advice to help you make the most of the time you spend with your grandchildren.</a><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/the-good-granny-guide"><img  src="https://shortbooks.co.uk/wp-content/themes/outreach/images/transparentgif.gif" border="0" 		width="160px" 	height="244px" alt="" /></a>