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Grobblechops picked by the Metro as a top book for Easter!

Buy Grobblechops The amazing Imogen Russell Williams chose Grobblechops as one of her best Easter holiday titles for kids for the Metro! Grobblechops is part of our series Tales by Rumi. Find out what she said below! Illustrated with flair by the Finnish Lucander, Laird’s book delivers a witty retelling of a story by the 13th-century writer Rumi and is based on the perennial fear of the monster under the bed. Read an interview with illustrator Jenny Lucander:…

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How Grobblechops helps children overcome the fear of the unknown

Buy Grobblechops What if something bad happens? What if they don’t like me? I’m scared! Don’t these questions ring a bell?! Fear of the unknown isn’t just about monsters under the bed. Whether it’s starting at a new school or meeting a new person, children are constantly having new and potentially scary experiences. As they grow up, they will encounter new ideas and meet people who are different from them. Grobblechops shows children that someone or something…

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Educational consultants recommend Grobblechops!

Buy Grobblechops Educational consultancy Just Imagine have featured a fab review of Grobblechops in their newsletter! Read it below! The “monster under the bed” tale is a variation of the bogeyman which has existed for centuries, in various guises, all around the world. Grobblechops, the fourth in the ‘Tales by Rumi’ series published by Tiny Owl, is retold by award-winning author Elizabeth Laird, who brings Rumi’s fable to the 21st century with quirky and original illustrations…

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Grobblechops featured by Book Trust on Instagram!

Buy Grobblechops Book Trust featured our new Rumi picture book Grobblechops on their Instagram feed! We’re over the moon that they enjoyed our heartwarming tale about a monster under the bed. Find out what they said below! Monsters are bad enough… but what about their PARENTS?! Putting a new spin on the classic monsters-under-the-bed story, Grobblechops is a super new picture book from Elizabeth Laird and illustrator Jenny Lucander that will appeal to any child…

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Meet Elizabeth Laird, the author of Grobblechops!

An interview with author Elizabeth Laird Buy Grobblechops Grobblechops is an exciting new picture book about a little boy called Amir and the monster under his bed. It’s the fourth title in our amazing series Tales by Rumi, which reinterprets the fables of the 13th century Persian poet Rumi as fun, philosophical stories for children. The book was written by amazing author Elizabeth Laird and illustrated by the great Finnish artist Jenny Lucader. Grobblechops was published…

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