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Gervase Phinn
Little Gems

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'Nana, your face needs ironing!'

'The nativity play's off Miss - the Virgin Mary's got nits'

'When you're dead, Grandpa, can I have your watch?'

'When I was little, I thought that God was like Captain Birdseye without the fishfingers'

 

Young children are nothing if not honest, and their honesty is invariably disarming and comical. Who better to discover their innermost thoughts than best-selling author and former school inspector Gervase Phinn? From his lifetime of school visits, and talking to parents and grandparents, Gervase has put together a delightful compilation of children's wise words, insightful observations on life and their amusing comments about others.

 

 

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I've listened to or read all of Gervase Phinn's books plus watched his DVDs. When I see his name it takes me back to a gift my Mum gave me of a set of his first three autobiographies in audiobook cassettes. That gift opened up a whole new world of listening to audiobooks and more conversations with my Mum about books than I'd ever had before.

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