Beetle and Bug decide to hunt for something that’s never been seen – the Green-Spotted Grissel! They board their magic rug and fly off fearlessly in search of it. But will their journey take them to where the incredible Green-Spotted Grissel lurks?

'Kitamura is one of the world's most original and stylish children's illustrators' Sunday Times

'One of our finest and most versatile illustrators.' The Guardian


Hiawyn Oram was brought up in South Africa. She was a professional actor before coming to England, where she has worked as an advertising copywriter and has had numerous books published.

Satoshi Kitamura was born in Tokyo and worked in advertising there before moving to London in 1980. He won the Mother Goose Award for Angry Arthur and he is now one of the most distinguished illustrators in Britain.


Will delight those with a taste for the ridiculous.

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Wildly offbeat story is such fun to read aloud

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Vibrant pictures and catchy rhyming text. It’s unusual and quirky and very entertaining.

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