The recipe of quiet Liam, frazzled teacher and raucous classroom, told with humour and rhyme, is irresistible.
Julia Marshall, Publisher
The Grizzled Grist Does Not Exist
An exuberant rhyming picture book about a school trip to the hills, where no one sees the danger—apart from quiet Liam, who pays attention and saves the day with his particular skill of hiding.
It’s the class trip to Dismal Hills wilderness. The children aren’t worried about the legendary Grizzled Grist who lives here; they’re excited to show off their outdoor skills—foraging, climbing, trapping. No one’s impressed with Liam’s skill of hiding. But it turns out a hider can see what others think does not exist.
A hider moves with soundless ease and treads as softly as the breeze.
At times, a hider barely breathes—but what is this the hider sees?
When the children and their frazzled teacher walk confidently into disaster, little Liam saves the day—a triumph for the quiet child no one notices.
From the world of That’s Not a Hippopotamus also written by Juliette MacIver and Sarah Davis.
COMING OCTOBER 2022
Country of Origin New Zealand Reader Age 2-5 year Book Size 25 × 26 cm 25 × 26 cm 25 × 26 cm ISBN TheGrizzledGristDoesNotExist 9781776574155 TheGrizzledGristDoesNotExist
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