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40. Make a flying bat with Hazel Terry!

Make flying bat for Halloween! Visit our bookstore As part of our Fly with Tiny Owl series, 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. 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. Let’s share…

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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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Make your own Grobblechops mask for Halloween!

Buy Grobblechops  Download our free Grobblechops mask template and get creative this Halloween! It is very important that children are accompanied by an adult during this activity, especially when using scissors.  Step 1: After printing out your mask template, you should have four sheets. Using scissors, cut out the face template. You can trim it to fit your face, if needed. Don’t forget to cut out holes for the eyes! Step 2: Cut out the…

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Twit Twoo! Happy Halloween from Grobblechops!

It’s a Grobblechops spook-tacular this week! Join us if you dare for a Halloween scare… Buy Grobblechops Written by award-winning author Elizabeth Laird, Grobblechops tells the story of Amir who is frightened of the monster under his bed. What if it has huge teeth and growls like a lion? What if it tries to eat him up? With striking illustrations from Jenny Lucander, this story is a fang-tastic read for Halloween! Last week we launched our Twitter giveaway,…

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Design your own monster under the bed!

Let’s make Halloween special and inspire creativity! Buy Grobblechops As Halloween draws closer and half term is upon us, we’ve put together this free, downloadable Grobblechops inspired activity sheet for parents and librarians, to help inspire all the little budding illustrators out there! While using pencils and pens can be a great way for children to begin designing their monster, it can be exciting to explore and experiment with different art materials you might have lying around.…

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