about the author
David LucasDavid Lucas was born in Middlesbrough, grew up in Hackney and studied at the Royal College of Art. He still lives and works in East London.
David has written and illustrated 14 books for children,...
A charming and clever tale of a little monster who loves chocolate
Grendel loves his mum and Grendel loves his dog, but most of all Grendel loves CHOCOLATE!
When he is magically granted three wishes, what does he wish for? More chocolate of course! He gets rather more than he asks for when his whole world turns to chocolate and starts to melt... Whatever can he do? This fresh and fun tale has a message for us all – be careful what you wish for!