Grandpa’s Noises

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Children love laughing about body noises. In Grandpa’s Noises, a range of sounds and words coming from body and mouth are explained in a warm and funny intergenerational romp. For example, ‘Eyenolessgofurawark’ is obviously Grandpa-speak for ‘I know, let’s go for a walk’. But some sounds — like the ‘Fffffffft’ that sometimes escapes Grandpa’s bottom — need no explanation!

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SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback | 215 x 288 mm / 8.5 x 11.25 inches | Colour | 32 Pages

Gareth St John Thomas is the founder of Exisle Publishing and EK Books and has spent his life immersed in the world of books and publishing. His publishing career has taken him around the world, and  he has seen the company grow to distribute its titles in the US, Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand. Gareth has always enjoyed looking at life from a child’s perspective and Grandpa’s Noises gives him the opportunity to explore this in print.

Colin Rowe is a graphic designer and illustrator with his own company, Corvus Design Services. Throughout his career, Colin’s images for children have appeared in a multitude of marketing publications and products throughout the UK; Grandpa’s Noises is his first adventure into children’s book illustration.

Sunday Telegraph Review
“a riot of onomatopoeias wonderful to read aloud.”


Pinerolo Review
“Grandpas are notorious for body noises! This amusing book doesn’t hold back as the pictures and large type follow this grandpa through the day”


RUJokingGrandad.co.uk Blog review
“My grandchildren loved going through the book page by page and found it hilarious making the different bodily noises. They loved identifying the noises and saying “You do that Grandad”” Click here to read more


Nayu’s Reading Corner
I hope that reading this book will help younger readers understand why the body isn’t always quiet, that noises are perfectly natural and some bodies are noisier than others. People can be embarrassed about noises so only laugh if they laugh too.” Click here to read more


Chicken and Frog Bookshop review
“Grandpa’s Noises delivers in so many ways. From the fun illustrations, to the all-too-true issues surrounding Grandpa and his various sounds. Grandpa’s Noises is not only a fun story but acts as a guidebook of a favourite family member.” Click here to read more 


Miss Jenny’s Classroom reviewed
“With so many kids growing up away from their grandparents it is even more important they understand the older generation”. Grandpa’s Noises is a gorgeous story about the sounds and words that come from the body and mouth of one amusing grandad!Click here to read


Creative Kids Tales review
“Children and adults will enjoy mimicking Grandpa’s sounds while reading aloud to this entertaining story” Click here to read.


Blue Wolf review
“an absolutely riotous read … offers a celebration and understanding about life and growing older.” Read the review in full here.


Educate Empower review
“Grandpa’s Noises is a fun book that will make children laugh and wonder. They will see the fun that can be had with words.” Read the review in full here.


New Idea review
“With so many kids growing up away from their grandparents it is even more important they understand the older generation”. Grandpa’s Noises is a gorgeous story about the sounds and words that come from the body and mouth of one amusing grandad! Click here to read

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