Omnibus Books, 2004
When I had the idea of a granny turning into a dinosaur, I said to my wife, Tamsin: ‘Kids love dinosaurs, grannies buy picture books … this idea is seriously worth a million dollars’. As it turned out, it was worth $986,675 less than that.
Nevertheless, Granny was my first published book and therefore will always hold a treasured place for me.
‘She rampaged on public transport. She rampaged in a shop specialising in china and other breakables’.
What’s happened to Granny? Why has she grown those big teeth and sharp claws and why is she on the rampage?
A mum reads Grannysaurus Rex to Baby Jonah.
The illustrations are easy to look at and has a humorous subtext. The cappuccino drinking triceratops was a highlight...
Reading Time Vol 48, No 4See all reviews
Sweets and dinosaurs are a sure fire way to grab the attention of any small child. In his first picture book, Wilson manages to combine them to create a very funny tale ...
Amanda Holohan, Sun Herald, 27/2/05See all reviews
The pictures look almost like real dinosaurs. Full of adventure, this book is great to read aloud and has a reassuring ending.
Whyalla News 7/2/05See all reviews
A very groovy granny who turns into a dinosaur.
Laurine Croasdale, 666 ABC Canberra, 15/12/04See all reviews
Dino spotters will also have fun searching out dinosaurs both real and imaginary
Dani Valent, Good Weekend, 6/11/04See all reviews