The Four GranniesDiana Wynne Jones
The Four Grannies is included in the book Stopping for a Spell.
Erg and Emily have four grannies – strict, worrier, stingy, and a saint. Their parents have to go away and arrange for one of them to look after them. But all four turn up and things get out of hand – especially when Erg tries to "magic".
Diana Wynne Jones (1934–2011) was a British writer, principally of fantasy novels for children and adults, as well as a small amount of non-fiction. Some of her better-known works include the Chrestomanci series and the novels Howl's Moving Castle and Dark Lord of Derkholm.