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Paul Newman and Tom Jellett take you on a charming trip full of wild dangers and extraordinary delights . . . and the joy of sharing a tall tale.

I’m afraid of the water . . . but Grandpa loves it, and he’s teaching me to swim. Maybe if I can swim, I’ll have adventures like him one day . . .


Classic humour in this story of G'Pa (sp) teaching his grandson to swim. He boasts he swam around the world, met the Prince of Whales and even played cars with sharks!

Kaite Ekberg, Australian Women's Weekly

Formats & editions

  • Hardback


    August 1, 2016

    Viking (AU YR)

    32 pages

    RRP $19.99

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