Author(s): Elli Woollard
The pig lives in a house in the middle of the wild wood. But inside the wild wood there's a bad wolf - and this hungry wolf wants a little pig for dinner! But a house made of bricks is hard to blow down, so instead of gobbling Pig, Wolf moves to plan B: gobbling Red Riding Hood's poor defenceless grandma! But his despicable plan is soon uncovered and Pig decides to rescue Gran! Will this plucky pig make it in time? A fabulously funny twist on two classic fairy tales: Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs. The Great Gran Plan is the first book by an exciting picture book pairing: the uniquely talented author and poet, Elli Woollard and best-selling illustrator, Steven Lenton.
Has the big bad wolf finally met his match? Find out in this brilliant book of bad wolves, plucky pigs and truly great grandmas. A fabulous twist on two classic fairly tales: Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs.
Elli Woollard is an exciting talent on the picture books scene, who started writing stories after an embarrassing incident in which her youngest son broke Michael Rosen's glasses. In addition to picture books, she also writes children's poems. Her snappy rhymes, catchy rhythms and witty stories are sure to make her a huge success. The Giant of Jum and The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight are her first picture books for Macmillan. Elli lives in London with her four children, her husband and two guinea pigs. Steven Lenton is originally from Congleton in Cheshire, where his family run a pom-pom factory, but he now splits his time between Brighton and London, where he works from his shared studio. Steven has a BA and MA in animation and has worked as a successful animator and art director for children's television. Steven is the illustrator of the Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam series (Nosy Crow) and Fairytale Frankie (Orchard Books). He also illustrates Frank Cottrell-Boyce's fiction for Macmillan and this is his debut picture book with Elli Woollard.