How it Works: The Grandparent

Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris

The PERFECT STOCKING FILLER for that special older relative you know so well and love with all your heart but whom you haven't got a clue what to get them for a present. Not a bloody clue.
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Grandparents are versatile.

They are babysitters, weather forecasters, mother's helpers, sweet collectors, child-minders, knitwear suppliers, au pairs, curators of G-plan furniture and providers of day-care for the under twelves.

Retirement is an exhausting job.
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Grandparents spend a lot of time in the garden making everything tidy and pretty, so they have something tidy and pretty to look at while they are doing the gardening

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This delightful book is part of the Ladybird series specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

Other titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series:
How it Works: The Student
How it Works: The Cat
How it Works: The Dog
The Ladybird Book of the Meeting
The Ladybird Book of Red Tape
The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door
The Ladybird Book of the Sickie
The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse

How it Works: The Husband
How it Works: The Wife
How it Works: The Mum
How it Works: The Dad
The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis
The Ladybird Book of the Hangover
The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness
The Ladybird Book of the Shed
The Ladybird Book of Dating
The Ladybird Book of the Hipster

  • Michael Joseph
  • Published 20th October 2016
  • 56 Pages
  • 120mm x 178mm x 10mm
  • 126g
  • £7.99