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A highly entertaining and enjoyable read aloud story! – Jill Bennett

Accompanying Elizabeth’s spirited telling, Toby Newsome’s illustrations, inspired by his South African home environment are full of fun and animation. Buy Gloria’s Porridge We absolutely love this review of Gloria’s Porridge from the lovely Jill Bennett over on the Red Reading Hub blog! Take a look: Elizabeth Laird’s story is a reimagining of an Ethiopian folk tale that begins with the making of some porridge. Gloria tells her cat she’s so hungry that rather than…

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Read along with Elizabeth Laird!

Here’s a sneak peek inside Grobblechops! Buy Grobblechops – With school, library, and bookshop closures, and the inevitable challenges facing the whole community over the next few months, we want to make it as easy as possible for families stuck at home. We’ve gathered a range of read along and how-to videos from our fabulous authors and illustrators so that you can keep those little ones entertained. Let’s share the magic of stories! Check out…

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Discover fun Grobblechops activities!

Discover fun Grobblechops activities! Buy Grobblechops Written by Elizabeth Laird and illustrated by Jenny Lucander, Grobblechops is the perfect book for young children to talk about their worries and fears, as well as promoting empathy. To celebrate Grobblechops’ paperback edition, we’ve put together a fun activity pack for your children to enjoy! Check it out below! Download a complete activity pack here.   Grobblechops selected by The Reading Agency as a top book for mental health! Grobblechops features in…

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Bromley Libraries reads Grobblechops!

To celebrate Halloween, Bromley Libraries reads Grobblechops! Buy Grobblechops  Join the wonderful Bromley Libraries, and librarian Sharon, for a fantastic reading of Grobblechops by Elizabeth Laird and illustrated by Jenny Lucander! Check out the spooktacular Halloween-inspired craft activity at the end too! Download: Discover our free Halloween-inspired activities! Grobblechops selected by The Reading Agency as a top book for mental health! Grobblechops features in BookTrust’s Great Books Guide 2019! Grobblechops perfectly handles children’s fears – Children’s Book Ireland Visit our bookstore…

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SPOOKtacular Grobblechops activities for Halloween!

Fun Grobblechops activities, just in time for Halloween! Buy Grobblechops Grobblechops, written by Elizabeth Laird and illustrated by Jenny Lucander, is a great story for Halloween! Decorate your homes or classrooms with our Halloween-inspired Grobblechops garland, and encourage children to become their own storytellers with our stick puppets. Get them enthusiastic about having control of their own story! Using puppets is great for little storytellers to retell the story, develop their sequencing skills, and use…

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