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The humour still appeals to me, but now I see a sort of sadness in it. In ‘Grimble at Christmas’, Grimble fears that his rather bohemian parents have forgotten Christmas and so it is down to him to organise everything. Grimble at Christmas by Clement Freud. Books by Clemeng Freud.
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Would you like us to take another look at this review? Refresh and try again. And it was one of those books just as good as you remember, from the first page on, in which we learn that Grimble did not have his birthday on a fixed day like other children: This involves lots of preparations, like his home toast delivery service and the making of onion fudge.
The review must be at fgeud 50 characters long. Erica Roffe rated it it was amazing Oct 02, An old childhood favourite I have recently revisited.
Anna Kristina rated it liked it Sep 27, Paperbackpages. Then I discover that a “Grindle” is another word for a taint. January Learn how and when to remove this template message. A lucky 2nd hand shop find.
Clara rated it it was amazing Jul 13, The Grunts All At Sea. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Grimble tries his hardest to make the old Grimbles remember – dropping lots of hints, humming Christmas carols round the house and pointing out turkeys and Christmas puddings in the shops. He thought that, as hero and a brave girl, she should not have cried.
I relate to this peculiar character so much which is probably why it has stayed with me throughout my life. Grimble is a children’s book by Clement Freudpublished by Collins in Ten-year-old Grimble has some unusual adventures trying to cope treud his vague and forgetful parents.
Grimble & Grimble at Christmas
Grey rated it liked it Nov 20, Published July 30th by Puffin Books first published Archived from the original on January 25, Alex rated it it was amazing May 13, Whenever anyone says actually Subtler, but with the same kind of offbeat humour.
I read this book repeatedly when I was in primary school. My Dad’s Got an Alligator! Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. How to write a great review. Return to Book Page. I was looking for something to record and send to my grand-children to see how they’d react to a story written in a different age and world.
I loved corresponding with him — he was funny and dry, and he loved Coralinealthough he didn’t like the bit where she cried grimgle the night in the empty bed. Paddington Takes the Test.
I’d love to see a Grimble film. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Retrieved from ” https: Grimble is a boy of “about 10” who has parents that can be described as eccentric.