The Grumpface is a poetic fairy-tale that tells the story of Dan, an inventor who ventures into a forest looking for a rose. Instead he finds the mysterious Grumpface who threatens to hold him captive unless he passes some difficult challenges. What follows is a humorous adventure that neither Dan nor the Grumpface could have anticipated.
The Grumpface is a tale in the spirit of any grand adventure. It is about a clumsy young inventor's quest for love and the challenges he must face to find it. It is also a tale of bravery, absurdity and happiness, and the power of these qualities over negativity and sheer grumpiness.
Every parent will be acquainted with their own little 'grumpface' now and then. This story stands as a small piece of hope - that no matter how ingrained the grump, there will always remain in every one of us a smile or a laugh just waiting to come out.
This was a cute story. I loved how the book rhymed throughout the story. The pages were full of color and was very eye catching and the story-line had a great lesson to be learned.
I am giving this story four stars because the author mentioned that Bella's hair was white as snow, but the illustrator made her hair yellow instead of white. Some children will pick up on that. Other than that, I really enjoyed this story and do highly recommend it as a great bedtime story for children and parents.