Stories Aloud
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Publication date: 01 Sep 2011
ISBN: 9780857630285
Size: 290 x 230 mm
Length: 32 pages
Picture Books

Hubble Bubble, Granny Trouble


My granny’s kind of different. She wears such funny hats. She’s got a huge menagerie of cats and frogs and bats!

Welcome to a hilarious series by award-winning picture book creators Tracey Corderoy (author of the hugely successful Shifty McGifty books) and Joe Berger (former World Book Day artist).

If your granny were a little bit different from other grannies (even if she is, in fact, a WITCH!) would you want to change her . . . or would you love her just the way she is? Maybe it’s fun to take the bats to the cinema or to cook up a big pot of gloopy soup with granny’s witchy friends after all!

Hubble Bubble, Granny Trouble is a riot to share and makes the perfect Halloween treat, yet has bags of grandparent-grandchild fun to be enjoyed all year round! The charming combination of granny-witch theme, a warm message about acceptance, rhyming text and stylish illustrations make the Hubble Bubble series a bewitching brew for all little people who like a sprinkling of magic on their stories.

Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free “Stories Aloud” audio recording. Just scan the QR code and listen along!

Read all the Hubble Bubble picture book adventures:

Hubble Bubble, Granny Trouble

Whizz! Pop! Granny, Stop!

Spells-A-Popping, Granny’s Shopping

Have you read the Hubble Bubble adventures for early readers?

Hubble Bubble: The Glorious Granny Bake Off

Hubble Bubble: The Messy Monkey Business

Hubble Bubble: The Super Spooky Fright Night

Hubble Bubble: The Wacky Winter Wonderland

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All of our paperback picture books come with a free Stories Aloud audio reading.

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“Award-winning illustrator Joe Berger combines pen, brush-pen and digital images to create wonderfully crazy and whimsical characters for this magical story.”

“Berger creates a spunky, retro atmosphere of burbling cauldrons and swirling pinks in his matte art as the girl learns to appreciate her grandmother’s witchy eccentricities in this simple story.”

“Corderoy’s rhymes are zappy and amusing, and Berger’s drawings are charming”

“this witchy book is bound to create a magical stir!”

“This lively, gorgeously-illustrated book is a charming romp through witcherly fun. All about being yourself and loving others for the very same reason, our magical grandma may be a little different to most on the regular nanna scene, but she’s a whole lot of fun […] Kids will warm to the loving relationship between granddaughter and granny. Vibrant, retro-style pictures magically complement beautifully-rhythmic text, making this book duo one to watch.”

“The verve of this irrepressibly unique granny is wonderfully expressed by the rollicking verse and exuberant illustrations in this celebration of magical differentness.”

– Booktrust

“A perfect Hallowe’en present for Grandchildren”

– The Times

“A magical, stylish and funny story which celebrates individuality and advocates accepting other people’s differences, and is just perfect for Halloween”

“A bubbling cauldron of fun for all the family!”

“Catchy rhymes make the story flow and convey the message that different is good … the illustrations have a charmingly old-fashioned feel, which echo the sentiment of the book excellently”

“Visually it’s bright, jolly, and pleasingly old-school … an upbeat unalloyed treat”

“Nestled among the burping bats and mischievous frogs, a lesson on appreciating differences is charmingly presented. Let this tale work its magic throughout the year.”

– Kirkus

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French , US English , French , Korean , Portuguese , Chinese simplified

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Email: [email protected]

Telephone: +442070897575


Email: [email protected]

Telephone: +44 2070897575