Sunday, 27 November 2011
The tale is told by Grub's owner, Ruby, who follows her boisterous dog as he comes to terms with parenthood. At first Grub can't understand why his friend Tilly doesn't want to play, but then one day, after lots of suspense, five pups emerge and life becomes fun again.
This is a gentle tale that presents pregnancy in a light-hearted, sensitive way. The story is engaging and warm and the pictures are full of humour, making the book an ideal Christmas present for children aged 2-5.
You can buy Grub's Pups here and find Abi Burlingham's lovely website here.