Granny Samurai, the Monkey King and I

A boy genius, a kick-ass granny and an ape with a vendetta. We’re already hooked. Very weird. Very funny. Brilliantly barmy. A recipe for awesomeness. Eccentric young wordsmith Samuel Johnson is stuck home alone, while his diplomat uncle is averting a crisis in Azerbaijan. As Samuel sits penning his memoirs and wondering how to avert his own personal crisis – that is, the hairy bully known as Boris Hissocks – he spots the little old lady next door acting very strangely. Is she actually chopping wood with her bare hands? Then the Monkey King comes knocking, and Samuel’s world turns upside down…

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