Shoo Grumpers Shoo! By Josh Lawson

Thu 18 October 2018

Toddlers aren't the only ones who stomp around, huffing and puffing when they're in a bad mood…but what can you do when you wake up on the wrong side of the bed? 

Actor, comedian, director and writer, Josh Lawson has some top tips for getting rid of those cheeky grumpers in his debut picture book: Shoo Grumpers Shoo! with fun illustrations by Shelley Knoll-Miller, will help you identify those cheeky grumpers and banish them!

Josh is an award-winning actor, comedian, director and screenwriter, best known for his award-winning films The Little Death and The Eleven O’Clock, and his role in House of Lies. Check out Shevonne Hunt's interview with Josh on Kinderling Conversation.

To read along with the pictures, get your own copy of the book at your favourite bookstore, or online at BooktopiaShoo Grumpers Shoo! is published by Omnibus Books, an imprint of Scholastic Australia.

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