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Buy Grobblechops Discover a charming, hilarious story about a monster under the bed! Grobblechops is written by the multi-award winning author Elizabeth Laird and the fabulous illustrator Jenny Lucander. It’s the fourth in Tiny Owl’s picture book series Tales by Rumi, stories by the 13th century Persian poet reinterpreted as fun, contemporary stories for children. The other books in the series are The Parrot and the Merchant, The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock, and…

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Grobblechops wasn’t hard to write! – Elizabeth Laird

Buy Grobblechops Elizabeth Laird wrote a fantastic blog for educational consultants Just Imagine! She talked about her process for writing and her new book Grobblechops! Read it below! Follow Your Nose and See Where It Takes You…! A Writing Starter from Elizabeth Laird Where does finding a new story come from? Sometimes the beginning is no more than a whisper in my ear, a voice that says, “Oh that looks interesting. I think I’ll explore that.” Usually I…

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Book Trust pick Grobblechops as one of their best new books!

Buy Grobblechops Book Trust have included Grobblechops in their fab list of ‘Books We Love’ for April! Read the amazing review below! Amir doesn’t want to go to bed. He is scared of the dark and afraid there might be a monster under his bed; a monster called Grobblechops who has huge teeth and growls like a tiger. Dad reassures Amir that if he growls louder, the monster will go away – but Amir can’t help…

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The Parrot and the Merchant shows the importance of feelings

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant Indian book blogger Metro Reader wrote a fab review of The Parrot and the Merchant, which is published in India by Puffin. Read it below! I received the book the Parrot and the Merchant by Marjan Vafaian as a review copy from the publisher, Puffin and am thankful to them for the same. The book is an ancient fable by Rumi, retold for the modern reader with exquisitely patterned illustrations by acclaimed…

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How do you become a great author?

Watch Elizabeth Laird give her three pieces of advice for aspiring authors   Buy Grobblechops   We were lucky enough to have author Elizabeth Laird in the office for a quick interview! Elizabeth is the fab author of Grobblechops, the fourth book in our Tales by Rumi series. We spoke to her about her many travels around the world and her experience of living in different countries including Iraq, Lebanon and India. She said “everywhere…

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