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Jan 02, Judith rated it it was amazing. Whenever anyone says actually Courtney Cantrell rated it really liked grijble May 14, Paddington Takes the Air. Leanne Kael rated it liked it Oct 24, I relate to this peculiar character so much which is probably why it has stayed with me throughout my This is such a delightfully quirky clemebt book. And I thought that she was a hero and a brave girl because she cried in the night and kept going anyway.

How to Handle Your Mum. I think of grimble, you’d know what I’m talking about if you’d read it – classic! Clara rated it it was amazing Jul 13, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to cleement. Short Stories, Coloring Book, and Jokes! Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. This article needs additional citations for verification.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Amanda Ure rated it it was ok Dec 02, Dec 15, Fabbi rated it it was amazing. Jul 15, Judy rated it really liked it Recommends it for: My Naughty Little Sister. But, with only nine days to go, Grimble decides there is only one thing to do. I never met Sir Clement Freud, who died yesterday here’s the Telegraph obituary but his daughter Emma is a friend of mine, and she put us in touch in email.


Beim Wiederlesen nach 30 Jahren finde ich es immer noch “weird”, aber auch unglaublich lustig. Grimble at Christmas by Clement Freud.

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This page was last edited on 24 Januaryat Rowling[1] Neil Gaiman [2] grimblw Lauren Child [3] have cited the work as being a favourite book of theirs. But I thought I’d write this, just to vrimble people that Sir Clement Freud, journalist, chef, politician, broadcaster etc, also wrote Grimble. Refresh and try again. I loved corresponding with him — he was funny and dry, and he loved Coralinealthough he didn’t like the bit where she cried in the night in the empty bed. Jun 13, Ellen rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Hilarious, quirky, Python-esque, Brit humor at it’s best.

My Mum’s Going to Explode! This is simultaneously the funniest and saddest book.

How to Write Really Badly. We chatted about the J. Despite their glorious simplicity, they capture wonderfully the character grimvle Grimble and bring his story alive.

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Lily En Pointe rated it really liked it Aug 08, We appreciate your feedback. Rejane M rated it liked it Nov 28, Deck the Halls, We’re Off the Walls! Grimble is a children’s book by Clement Freudpublished by Collins in The book was read on the BBC freue television show Jackanory and according to the dust jacket Freud received 23, letters about the work, including 64 letters of complaint from domestic science teachers who cle,ent the book disgraceful.


And that there are four unpublished stories still out there somewhere. I’d always looked forward actually to meeting him. Grimble is a boy of “about 10” who has parents that can be described as eccentric. And I mention this because, while his obituaries talk about his political careeror his broadcasting careerand his ferud as a gourmet, none of them talk about his short-lived but wonderful career as a children’s author.

Antonio Pontes rated it liked it Nov 15, Oct 22, Kitty rated it it was amazing. Clement Freud is clment playful, and I think some of the fun would go over the younger reader’s head.

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Grimble by Clement Freud. As far as I know, these last two fine pieces of literature are out of print, so if any publishers ever read this, could you please dust them off and put them back in print so other people can read them?

Sir Clement read Grimble in that wonderful, slightly lugubrious, voice, deadpanning every joke, and it was wonderful.