The Grotlyn by Benji DaviesThe Grotlyn by Benji Davies

The Grotlyn

byBenji Davies

Paperback | August 27, 2019

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A stunningly illustrated picture book full of mystery and suspense, from the bestselling author of THE STORM WHALE and GRANDAD'S ISLAND."I know when the Grotlyn's beenSlipping through your house unseen."What is the mysterious Grotlyn? What sort of creature could it be, scuttling across the town, frightening everyone in its path? And why has it stolen PC Vickers' knickers?!A beautifully illustrated rhyming tale about things that go bump in the night for ages four and up, from picture book superstar, Benji Davies, winner of Oscar's First Book Prize 2014 and Sainsbury's Children's Book of the Year 2015. Perfect for fans of Oliver Jeffers and Jon Klassen.
Benji Davies was born and raised in Peterborough. After studying animation at university he spread his creative wings, working on a variety of illustration and animation projects. His picture books have won numerous awards, including Oscar's First Book Prize, an AOI World Illustration Prize and the Sainsbury's Children's Book Prize. He...
Title:The GrotlynFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pagesPublished:August 27, 2019Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0008212767

ISBN - 13:9780008212766


Editorial Reviews

'A gorgeous rhyming picture book with atmospheric illustrations.' Sunday Express MagazinePraise for Benji Davies:"Benji Davies (The Storm Whale and Grandad's Island) is fast establishing himself as a leading light in children's picture books" - Huffington Post"An author-illustrator destined to be one of this generation's great talents" - Huffington PostPraise for THE STORM WHALE"Like the best picture books, "The Storm Whale" has an outsize emotional force that often comes from what the author-illustrator Benji Davies leaves out" - New York TimesPraise for THE STORM WHALE IN WINTER"Intensely atmospheric, full of biting cold, tender detail and warm light, this is a book to cuddle up with" - The GuardianPraise for GRANDAD'S ISLAND"A gently magical story about bidding farewell to a grandparent, Davies' vibrant palette infuses the story with a hopeful spirit" - Huffington Post"Benji Davies didn't invent the melancholy sea story, but he sure knows how to deliver one.'Grandad's Island' metaphorically and movingly re-imagines the experience of loss" - Boston Globe