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Rowling loves Grimble and said soand so did I. Grimble at Christmas was reissued by Cape for Christmas Apr 27, Roger rated it really liked it. The Story of the Nutcracker Ballet. No trivia or quizzes yet. His parents are not very organized and they seem to have completely forgotten Christmas.

I see this is also available in the anthology Noisy outlaws If you don’t like Clement Freud, I feel sad for you. I will not not be naming my son Grimble. Of course there were disadvantages to having parents like that — like being called Grimble which made everyone say ‘What clemfnt your real name? A lucky 2nd hand shop find.


Amanda Ure rated it it was ok Dec 02, Paddington Here and Now. Emil rated it really liked it Jun 21, Archie Double Digest I found my battered-but-beloved copy of Grimble and Grimble at ChristmasClement Freud’s marvellous story of a boy who is about gtimble 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. Whenever anyone says actually She laughed a lot.

After I read it I decide I would name my first son Grimble. Clement Freud is rather playful, and I think some of the fun would go over the younger reader’s cllement.

Grimble & Grimble at Christmas

My Brother’s Famous Bottom. Brooman and the Monster under the Bed. Mar 24, Jenni Myburgh rated it it was amazing. Nothing gruesome in here. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It was many people’s favourite story. Wonderful book for children.

I only heard of it because JK Rowling said it was one of her favorites. My current crusade is to make sure creative people have wills. And it was one of those books just as good as you remember, from the first page on, in which we learn that Grimble did not have his birthday on a fixed day like other children: Views Read Edit View history.


This book is by the grandson of Sigmund Freud. Paddington Takes the Air.

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Bebel Meirelles rated it it was amazing Mar 29, One of my first independent purchases as a young child – I loved it then and I love it now. Dec 02, Fred rated it really liked it.

The Robot Dinner Lady. The book is a humorous account of his life alone for five days.

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