Meet Delilah Smart and her robot nanny Granny Grabbers!
Delilah Smart is just an ordinary child who wants to have a normal childhood, but her parents have other plans. They are determined that she wins the Worldwide Junior Extreme General Knowledge Competition and in order to achieve this Delilah must cram all day and only play with educational toys like the Sir Isaac Newton Brain Building Bear. And because Mr and Mrs Smart are Very Busy People they buy a 'childcare robot' to do the boring stuff like looking after her.
But Robot Granny Grabbers has hidden qualities and her own views on how to raise Deliliah. She let's her eat chocolate cake and play on trampolines. She builds aircrafts out of household objects and orders pets off the internet. And very soon Delilah is learning how to have fun.
Then disaster strikes! ChildCare Solutions learn of Granny Grabbers' errant robot qualities and send a Nanny Deluxe replacement whose circuits are wired to ensure NO IMAGINATION whatsoever. Is Granny Grabbers for the scrapheap It's instant Action Stations for Delilah Smart and the team ...
Artfully told, this is good stuff. - Independent
hilarious - Parents in Touch
One of the most gloriously funny creations you'll read about this year ... a light-hearted, happy book which will have young readers laughing out loud - The Bookbag
fun and fearless for boys and girls, bringing together the perfect amount of mischief and mayhem, ideal for a summer read and cetainly one for the school bookbag! - The Golden Treasury Review
A very funny story... will have you gripped from the word go. - Primary Times
An entertaining read, full of comical inventions and madcap escapades. - Booktrust
An exciting story that will keep you smiling from start to finish! - Aquila
A very funny and warm-hearted story. The madcap adventures and characters make for a real page-turner. - Ed's Reading Room