Take Home Your Very Own Pet Grockle

1 Feb

Do you remember your first pet?  Was it a hamster? A dog? A cat? What about a Grockle? Did you learn responsibility and that taking care of a pet can be hard work? In our newest book, “Pet Grockle,” your child learns that sometimes pets are hard to train, especially Grockles.

A child meets a cute, friendly Grockle on the playground and decides to take it home and adopt it as a pet.  But Grockles turn out to have some very bad habits, including gobbling up all the sugar, making a waterfall in the kitchen sink, splashing in the toilet bowl, and splattering paint all over the house!  At last, a visit from the Grockle Whisperer teaches the child that a little loving discipline can turn a badly behaved Grockle into a gentle, good-natured friend.

For a full preview of this book and a few of the animated pages, click here. To download “Pet Grockle,” visit the JibJab Jr. Books app on iTunes.

About the Artist

Nate Wragg, a CalArts grad, has worked as an Illustrator and Character Designer on various projects-including Ratatouille  & Toy Story 3.  Nate’s work can be seen in a few children’s books including Too Many Cooks  for Disney Publishing and he recently had a successful solo show of his fine art work (LOCALS) at Gallery Nucleus.  He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Crystal.

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