The Glump lives alone in his cave in the wood, wishing he could come out and dance with the Peebles. But nearby there’ s a peeble who wishes she could be quiet and thoughtful – like a glump. When they meet, it turns out they have a lot to teach each other!
A heartwarming story of friendship and daring to be different, from the team who created How the Library (Not the Prince) Saved Rapunzel.
‘The Glump and the Peeble is a story book which would suit a wide primary-school age range; there is a lot to learn from it.’–TES
‘This is a touching, thought-provoking picture book with vivid illustrations.’
(The Primary Times)
‘The whole book is a celebration of daring to step out of your comfort zone and finding more wonderful things beyond’
(Books For Keeps 2017-03-14)
About the Author
Rebecca Ashdown studied at Norwich School of Art, Westminister University and Central St Martins, and then worked as a graphic and motion designer, film-maker and freelance vector artist. She is now concentrating on illustration and uses drawing, printmaking and digital techniques to create her pictures. How the Library (not the Prince) Saved Rapunzel is Rebecca’s first published book. She lives in Stroud, Gloucestershire.
WENDY MEDDOUR is the author and illustrator of A Hen in the Wardrobe and The Black Cat Detectives in the Cinnamon Grove series for Frances Lincoln. The series has been critically acclaimed, and A Hen in the Wardrobe won the John C Laurence Award for writing that improves relations between races. It was also shortlisted for the BranfordBoase Award for an outstanding first novel.
Wendy was brought up in Aberystwyth and spent many years teaching English at Oxford University. She is also the author of the bestselling Wendy Quill books and writes and paints from her home in Wiltshire.