When Jessica brings her granny into school for 'Unusual Day' Miss Johnson thinks she's got muddled up with 'Family Day'. Her granny may be wearing a tracksuit and trainers, but she still looks like a fairly ordinary granny. However, when 'Unusual Day' is disrupted by a fire next door, everybody discovers just how unusual Jessica's granny is...
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A witty and gripping little story - Mail on Sunday
This story couldn't get more action-packed if it tried.... This whole entertaining story is just what you'd expect from Sandi Toksvig, and the ending is too funny to give away. Aimed at new readers, it will appeal to the primary age range as a story told or an individual read - School Librarian
Toksvig's tall tale is appealingly brisk - Independent on Sunday
Great fun for new readers. - Good Book Guide
Great fun with plenty of action, large print and lots of comic black and white sketches - Eastern Daily PRess
Original and amusing ... packed with clever jokes ... great fun ... an inventive wit and subtlety ... a charming tale that will appeal to the imagination - Schoolsnet.com
...is a particular favourite of ours. - Families Magazine
Following a first-class degree from Cambridge, Sandi Toksvig went into the theatre, where she both wrote and performed before becoming one of the founder members of the Comedy Store Players. She is well known for her television and radio work, as a presenter, writer and actor. She has written four books for children including Unusual Day, published by Young Corgi in 1996.