Timothy Knapman and Joe Berger
Timothy Knapman children’s author, playwright and lyricist teams up with illustrator Joe Berger for I think, their seventh in the Superhero family series.
Most young children I know think their grans are amazing humans and so it is with the gran in this story.
No she doesn’t fly through the air, battle villains, control minds or wield an indestructible shield; instead she makes the days her grandchildren spend in her company the very best possible.
Her house is full of exciting paraphernalia for creating disguises.
Her stories are enthralling, the Tickle Monster Test tale being the very best of all. especially when accompanied by tasty cookies.
Unlike mum and dad, she doesn’t put a limit on the consumption of these treats.
As for her garden, it’s blooming brilliant and great for games of hide-and-seek; moreover she knows when, at the crucial time her grandchildren want to stay, to make a call to Mum and Dad suggesting the little ones remain with her for a sleepover.
Super powers indeed; and what a thoroughly heart-warming, vibrant celebration, verbal and visual, of a loving grandmother.
It’s just perfect for grans and little ones to enjoy reading together.