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The Parrot and the Merchant appeals to the child in every adult!

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant Indian book blog Fabric of Life wrote a fab review of The Parrot and the Merchant! Read it below! A short and lovely read, The Parrot and the Merchant is based on a fable by Rumi, a thirteenth century philosopher. An interesting and enchanting one, this fable along with exploring relationships and pain as well as reluctance to let go off something close to the heart, also looks into a…

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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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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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The Parrot and the Merchant has a memorable moral! – Kirkus Reviews

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant Kirkus Reviews have featured our Rumi tale The Parrot and the Merchant! It’s out in the US on 14th May. Read the review below! A tale of Rumi, the famous Persian poet, in which interactions between humans and animals result in a memorable moral. Mah Jahan is a Persian merchant who travels widely and trades in all sorts of things. On one of her trips to India, she brings…

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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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