Children's author to host book reading and signing session ahead of Oxford United game

Grandpa Frank

Free copies of Grandpa Frank's Great Big Bucket List’ will be handed out to junior fans at Saturday's game against Oxford United! 

Award-winning children's author Jenny Pearson will be in the Family Activity Zone ahead of the game.

She'll be hosting a book reading session from 1.30pm of her new book. She'll then be signing books in the Family Activity Zone from 2pm - 2.30pm. Children attending will be able to claim a free book and activity sheet*.

About Grandpa Frank's Great Big Bucket List

11-year-old Frank John Davenport unexpectedly inherits piles of money from a grandma he didn't know he had, and not only that, but the money comes with STRICT instructions...and a NEW grandpa - lifelong Charlton Athletic supporter Grandpa Frank who remembers when the Addicks won the FA Cup in 1947. 

Frank Jr. quickly compiles a list of all the ways he can spend the money and look after his new and pretty grumpy grandpa. Money may buy hot-air balloon rides, monster-truck lessons and epic parkour experiences, but along the way, can Frank discover that happiness is, in fact, priceless?

Age range: Suitable for all ages but the book is aimed at 8+ readers.

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