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Top-Secret Grandad and Me: Death by Tumble Dryer

David MacPhail


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Range: Kelpies Paperback 176 pages 12 b/w illustrations 198 x 130 mm ISBN: 9781782504269 Publication date: 20 July 2017
Genres: Ghosts and Spells, Humour, School Ideal for ages: 8, 9 and 10

Dead bodies don't usually appear in the library of a Glasgow primary school -- or disappear for that matter.

Since his dad literally did a vanishing act (he's a magician), Jay Patel has become a wannabe detective, and now he has a top-secret sidekick -- his grandad.

You'd think a ghost grandad could help solve mysteries. Unfortunately, if there was a 'being a good ghost' exam, Grandad would fail spectacularly -- he won't walk through walls, he can't touch anything and he's rubbish at haunting.

Can Jay (and Grandad) solve the case of the vanishing body? And what do diamonds, blackmail and dodgy launderettes have to do with anything?

David Walliams meets Agatha Christie in the first book of a new laugh-out-loud, weird-and-wacky mystery series for younger readers by the author of Thorfinn the Nicest Viking.

Top-Secret Grandad and Me: Death by Tumble Dryer


David MacPhail left home at eighteen to travel the world and have adventures. After working as a chicken wrangler, a ghost-tour guide and a waiter on a tropical island, he now has the sensible job of writing about yetis and Vikings. At home in Perthshire,…

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