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Book Trust loves Grobblechops!

Buy Grobblechops It’s always wonderful to receive a review from Book Trust! They’ve written a fab review of Grobblechops. Read it below! Monsters are bad enough, but what about their parents? Elizabeth Laird’s new book answers just that question. Amir doesn’t want to go to bed. He’s afraid there might be a monster waiting in the dark. What if it has big teeth and growls like a lion? And even worse, what if the monster…

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Grobblechops will alleviate children’s worries – Parents in Touch

Buy Grobblechops Parents in Touch have written a fantastic review of our new picture book Grobblechops from Elizabeth Laird and Jenny Lucander. Read it below! Rumi was a 13th century mystic poet and philosopher and this book is based on one of his classic stories. Amir doesn’t want to go to bed, in case there’s a monster hiding under the bed. When his father tries to reassure him, the little boy comes up with a…

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I felt proud and happy illustrating Grobblechops! – Jenny Lucander

An interview with the illustrator of Grobblechops!   Buy Grobblechops We interviewed Jenny Lucander, the illustrator of our fabulous Rumi tale Grobblechops! Jenny is an illustrator based in Helsinki, Finland. Grobblechops is her first book to be published in the U.K! We spoke to her about her inspiration, the process of creating the book, and how she feels about Grobblechops. Read the fab interview below! What was your inspiration when drawing the monster in Grobblechops?…

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Diversity Now! The publishing industry “needs to be braver”!

Our campaign to promote visibility for diverse and inclusive books has got off to a flying start! Thank you to everyone who has already shown their support! To kick off the campaign, we interviewed fantastic children’s author Elizabeth Laird and great illustrator Jion Sheibani! We asked: “32% of school children are BAME, but according to Reflecting Realities survey only 1% of the children’s books published in the UK in 2017 had a BAME main character. There…

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Grobblechops is a completely intoxicating story! – Read It Daddy

Buy Grobblechops Fab father and daughter book review team Read It Daddy have written a fantastic review of Grobblechops! This beautiful book is our newest Tale by Rumi, written by the incredible Elizabeth Laird and illustrated by Jenny Lucander. Read the review below! There’s something completely intoxicating and addictive about “Grobblechops” by Elizabeth Laird and Jenny Lucander, the latest in the “Tales from Rumi” series from innovative publishers Tiny Owl. Children’s fears are rather darkly and deliciously…

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