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Grimwood: Five Freakishly Funny Fables

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Written by: Nadia Shireen
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

A special World Book Day adventure in the wildly funny new series from award-winning Nadia Shireen.

Welcome to Grimwood! Join the residents of the woods where anything can happen, as they tell stories around the campfire. You’ll hear weird and wonderful tales from Titus the stag, mayor of Grimwood, Nancy the fox with attitude, Willow the excitable rabbit, Frank the no-nonsense owl, and Ingrid the movie-star duck. Expect the unexpected, and be warned: you may laugh your head off…

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    About the Author

    Nadia Shireen

    Nadia Shireen has written and illustrated several much-loved picture books, including UKLA award-winning Good Little Wolf, and her latest, Barbara Throws a Wobbler, which Caitlin Moran described as a ‘little doorway of joy’. Nadia has been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, and was Writer-Illustrator in Residence for BookTrust. Grimwood, for readers age 7+, is Nadia’s first series for older readers and has been called ‘funny, anarchic, original and gloriously silly’ by bestselling author Richard Osman.


    Nadia Shireen

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