Susannah McFarlane and Tamsin Ainslie
A Children’s Book Council Notable Early Childhood Book 2022
Emma is very grumpy. She doesn’t want to be babysat. She wants to go to the pirate party with her older brother, Tom. Harumph!
Fortunately, Grandma knows exactly how to send Emma’s bad mood away …
Grumble Boats is a gorgeous reminder of the power of nature and grandmas to make us feel better.
Grumble Boats is perfect for reading aloud to young children.
Susannah McFarlane is best known as the author, creator and publisher of some of Australia’s most successful children’s book series. Her belief in the need for age-appropriate but fun content for kids comes from over twenty years experience as a children’s book publisher and from having worked with some of the world’s leading brands and writers.
Tamsin Ainslie’s illustration can be found in more than 45 children’s books sold all over the world. Her art has also graced book covers, stationery, greeting cards, children’s games, toys, posters, promotional material and advertising. Tamsin lives in New South Wales with her two daughters, and can often be found in her studio, playing with paper and colour to find new ways to tell stories.