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The Grunchy Beast

  by Wilfred Glyn-Davies

The book is about a shy hermit crab who, due to hard work and curiosity, turns, to his surprise, into a Grunchy Beast and is then moved to search for 'the Road', (wherever that might lead), and upon the search he encounters difficulties, strange beasts and others who are also searching, and finally after much difficulty (not giving away the ending) does find something that makes him happy.


SOLD OUT of all editions

You can still obtain copies from Amazon, or from

Aranstone Books: email

Aranstone books is likely to sell you it much cheaper than Amazon.

(£21 from Amazon by searching for "The Grunchy Beast" - it will say Temporarily Out Of Stock but you can order it anyway.)


The large softcover edition can also be obtained here for £29.99:


Large Hardback Picturebook edition

20cm x 25cm, 83 pages

£35 + £5.00 p+p SOLD OUT

However, individual copies can be ordered by using the contact button above, but the new price will be £45 + £5.00 p+p as each copy has to be printed again with no volume discount.