Granny Grommet and Me

By Dianne Wolfer
Illustrated by Karen Blair

My granny and her friends go to the beach, and I go too ...

When they hit the surf, they duck and dive and twist and turn. It looks like lots of fun. But I don’t want to go in the water. There are strange things under the waves … A lovely story about the relationship between a granny and grandchild, overcoming fears and discovering wonderfully strange things.

  • Short-listed, Early Childhood category, Children’s Book Council Australia Book of the Year Awards, 2014
  • Perfect read for summer.
  • Includes "Granny Grommet's Beach Tips" at the end of the story.

About the author

Dianne Wolfer lives in Albany and is the proud author of 15 books for teenagers and younger readers, with more titles in production. Dianne’s books have won awards including the WA Premier’s Award, WAYBRA and been shortlisted for various others. She has lived in several countries and her stories reflect a love of travel and adventure. Dianne was the WA Advisor for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) from 2006-2012. She is currently completing a PhD in Creative Writing at UWA, focusing on anthropomorphism in children’s literature. Dianne’s books are read in schools across Australia and overseas. For more information, visit her website

About the illustrator

Karen Blair grew up in Perth, Western Australia. She made her first picture book when she was nine for a Year 5 project, and by the time she was in her 20s and living in the UK, she knew it was her dream to continue. She now lives in Fremantle with her husband and two cats and works part-time as a primary art teacher. Her latest book with Walker Books Australia is Baby Beats (2014). Find Karen online at

ISBN: 9781925381221
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: August 1, 2016
Dimensions: 270 x 230mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Out of Print
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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