Come join Fred the Bear on a stunningly illustrated journey to be crowned the best bear in the wood and, just maybe, learn that there might be more to life than training...Each year, for as long as the forest has stood, A contest is held for the bears of the wood...And Fred is the champion. He's just that good. Fred is the Best Bear in the Wood - and he's got the medals to prove it. Being the best takes a lot of hard work, and time on your own, but Fred doesn't mind. Until a new bear moves to town, and Fred's champion GRRRRR goes missing...How will he ever win now? Or will Fred instead learn that some things are more important than winning? The second stunning, captivating and witty picture book from the immensely talented Rob Biddulph, whose debut BLOWN AWAY won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.
Praise for GRRRRR!: 'Vibrant colours and characters plus rhyming text make it a delight to read aloud.' Huffington Post 'Joyful and uplifting. Superb.' Daily Mail 'Totally grrrrreat in every respect.' The Bookbag 'The rhyme is so skillful and pacey it could give the Gruffalo a run for its money.' Children's Books Ireland Praise for Blown Away: 'Best children's book of the year.' Observer '[A] gem of a book ... Beautifully illustrated and wittily written.' Standard 'This book is capital B Brilliant.' The Bookbag 'Told in captivating rhyme, with plenty of jokes sprinkled through the text and illustrations, Biddulph's tale is a travelling adventure.' Time Out
By day Rob is the award-winning art director of the Observer Magazine. By night he makes up silly stories for his three daughters, and draws pictures to go with them. He lives and works in London, and his first book was the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize-winning Blown Away, starring Penguin Blue. You can visit Rob, Fred and Penguin Blue at www.robbiddulph.com.