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?
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