A first look at The Grunts all at Sea


This June, we’ll publish The Grunts all at Sea, the second book in The Grunts series by Philip Ardagh and Axel Scheffler. And today Axel brought in some of the BRILLIANT final art for the book – so we thought we’d give you a very first look. Here’s a preview of some of what’s in store for Mr. and Mrs Grunt…

Oh dear. What has happened to this unlucky chap?

Well, this fellow certainly doesn’t look like he should be trusted.

That’s more like it. This is a creature I could do business with.

I’m not sure that tyre should really be there.

Goodness, he really doesn’t have much luck, does he?

There were PEALS of laughter when this arrived in the Crow’s Nest.

If you’d like to find out what ties together an umbrella-wielding duck, a tyre-clutching knitter, a villainous raccoon and a very unlucky ship captain… well, you’ll just have to read the book. You can pre-order The Grunts all at Sea here – and by happy co-incidence, the paperback edition of The Grunts in Trouble will also publish in June. Here’s the first chapter:

Pre-order The Grunts in Trouble in paperback.

I know that you’ll enjoy it. This is a fantastic series for fans of The Twits and Mr Gum – funny, silly, a bit disgusting, with FANTASTIC illustrations and a hilarious story.


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