Frances Lincoln Ltd, Hardcover, 9781845075118, 32pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2008
Freya has an appetite as fine as can be a until one day she declares, "Your dhal and rice are just not nice." She spurns baked beans, sausages, and soon she's very thin indeed. Mum, in despair, phones Grandma Clare. "We'll sort her," says Grandma, "the fussy little beast." So off Freya goes for a fabulous feast a and a lesson she will never forget.
Piet Grobler is an extremely accomplished South African Illustrator who has illustrated over fifty fictional and educational children's books. Piet studied Theology at the University of Pretoria and Journalism at the University of Stellenbosch, and went on to take up varied careers, first as a Minister of Religion, then as a graphic designer for an advertising agency, and finally as a freelance illustrator. In his career Piet has staged a number of solo and group exhibitions at galleries like the Clyde House Gallery, University of Stellenbosch Gallery, Prim Art Gallery, CapeTown and Beaux Arts Gallery, Bath, United Kingdom. Piet has published with publishers all over the world, and won awards at several international competitions, including the Octogone De ChAane, France, the Primo Alpi Apuane, Italy and two silvers at the prestigious NOMA concourse for children's book illustrators in Japan.