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Another fab 5 star review for Grobblechops!

Buy Grobblechops Goodreads user Maddy wrote this fab review of Grobblechops! She gave it five stars! Read the review below! I picked this up from the reflecting realities bookshelf in the library, and I found it to be a great traditional story about children being afraid of the dark/not wanting to go to bed. It is such a relatable book for everyone, especially children and it makes the children empathise with Amir. The colourful illustrations…

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Grobblechops is a top book to promote mental health awareness – Books for Keeps

Buy Grobblechops Books for Topics have included Grobblechops in their list of books to support children’s mental health awareness. Here’s what they said… This month, we’ve been asking our community of primary teachers, TAs, children’s authors, librarians and book lovers to nominate their favourite books that open up conversations about mental health in age-appropriate ways.This is what they told us… Nominated by: Melissa Jordan (@melissacreate15), Children’s bookseller and reading for pleasure advocate at www.readersthatcare.co.uk. “A retelling of a tale by Rumi, an ancient Persian poet.…

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Grobblechops is warm and comforting – Minerva Reads

Buy Grobblechops Minerva Reads have included Grobblechops in their great list of books about human relationships! When I was at school, one of my best friends had the most extraordinary hair. Tight springy curls that fuzzed out from her head like Medusa with her snakes. Now, in the school library, I’m all agog at the number of different hairstyles, the fancy braiding, curls escaping from scrunchies and bobbles. But also the different personalities of the…

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Hear what readers thought of The Parrot and the Merchant

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant We love to hear our readers’ thoughts on our books! Here are some great reviews of The Parrot and the Merchant on Goodreads! Teacher and librarian Edward Sullivan said: “Rumi’s classic tale about learning to let go of loved ones and set them free elegantly illustrated and retold for modern-day audiences.” Book blogger Abantika said: “It’s a short translated and illustrated work of Rumi intended for children. A very…

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Grobblechops is a clever variation on the fear of monsters – Books for Keeps

Buy Grobblechops Researcher and former Principal Children’s Librarian Clive Barnes wrote a fantastic review of Grobblechops in Books for Keeps. He gave it 4/5 stars! Here’s a clever variation on the theme of the fear of monsters in the night. Dad’s first idea of reassurance is to pledge armed family back-up in the case of monster attack. He’ll be there with a frying pan if the monster isn’t deterred by Amir’s scariest face. However, far-sighted…

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