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Venture back to Grimwood in the wildly funny third book in Nadia Shireen's bestselling and brilliantly anarchic illustrated comedy-adventure series.
Perfect for readers age 7+, and fans of Dog Man, Roald Dahl, David Walliams, Loki: A Bad God's Guide to Being Good, Bunny vs Monkey and anyone who likes to laugh.


A Bigfoot is on the loose! Ted, Nancy, Willow and the rest of the Grimwood gang must embark on their greatest adventure yet to save their home from a nasty, thieving stink monster. Monster hunters are GO!

Fully illustrated throughout and full of heart, laughs and surprises, this is the must-read third title in the bestselling and fantastically funny Grimwood series.

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Nadia Shireen
has won awards for her picture books including the UKLA Book Award for Good Little Wolf and most recently for Barbara Throws a Wobbler, which has been described as a ‘little doorway of joy’ by Caitlin Moran. She’s also been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, and has been Writer-Illustrator in Residence for BookTrust. Grimwood is her first series for older readers and has been shortlisted for the 2022 Branford Boase Award and the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards.

Praise for the Grimwood series:
'Grimwood is where I want to be. A carnival of crazed confused comical critters that is more real than real life. Lots of things make me laugh but Grimwood makes me laugh out loudest.'
Frank Cottrell-Boyce
'The inside of Nadia Shireen's brain must be a fun place to be because there are SO MANY funny jokes and hilarious moments in Grimwood: Let the Fur Fly! GO read it now!' Maisie Chan, author of Branford Boase winning Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths
‘Funny, anarchic, original and gloriously silly.’ Richard Osman
'Pure genius!' Louie Stowell
‘Ted and Nancy are my favourite funny foxes EVER.’ Liz Pichon, author of Tom Gates

About The Author

Nadia Shireen has been described as one of the “best and brightest picture book creators working in Britain today” (The Observer, London). Her debut picture book Good Little Wolf received a mention in the BolognaRagazzi Opera Prima Award and won the UKLA Book Award. Other books include The Bumblebear, which was distributed to over 700,000 children as part of BookTrust’s Time to Read campaign, as well as Billy and the Beast and Billy and the Dragon. Nadia has been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, and has been Writer-Illustrator in Residence for BookTrust. She lives in London.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (August 31, 2023)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471199370
  • Ages: 7 - 99

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Raves and Reviews

PRAISE FOR GRIMWOOD

‘Funny, anarchic, original and gloriously silly.’

– Richard Osman

'Pure genius!'

– Louie Stowell

‘Ted and Nancy are my favourite funny foxes EVER.

– Liz Pichon

‘I CACKLED ALOUD on practically every page. Comic gold, tinged with such tenderness.’

– Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Grimwood is like Winnie-the-Pooh written by the Pythons, and so madly inventive and funny I was howling with laughter by the third page. This is about to become a fundamental part of 21st century childhood.’

– Caitlin Moran

'This book made my face hurt! Relentlessly funny.'

– Rob Biddulph

'Grimwood is where I want to be. A carnival of crazed confused comical critters that is more real than real life. Lots of things make me laugh but Grimwood makes me laugh out loudest.'

– Frank Cottrell-Boyce

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