Press for Grandad’s Secret Giant

“The illustrations are luminous, packed full of colour and a sense of wonder.”

-Hannah Beckerman, The Huffington Post (picked as one of The Best Children’s Books of Spring 2017)

“The evocative illustrations are rich with detail that children can pour over and explore.

Zoe James-Williams, The South Wales Evening Post 

“Funny, touching and visually stunning, this really is a book to treasure.”

-Sally Morris, The Daily Mail

“David Litchfield’s beautifully rim-lit bookworld is somewhere you’d love to live yourself. Gorgeous twilight illustrations echoing the loveliness of “The Bear and the Piano” underpin a story of acceptance and friendship and just a little pinch or two of magic.”

-Read It Daddy (Picture Book of the Week)

“Heart-wrenchingly beautiful and ultimately, uplifting, this stunning book for me, out- plays even The Bear and the Piano .”

-Red Reading Hub

“There’s sooooooo much goodness in this book. A beautiful allegory. A pleasurable read.”

-Reading Is Our Thing

“David Litchfield’s illustrations have the character of Oliver Jeffers and the luminosity of Tom Docherty. They bring this book to life and give it a real sense of magic and mystery.”

-Rhino Reads

“A wonderful picture book about acceptance that can be enjoyed by children of all ages.”

-Literacy Shed (Book of the Week)

“There’s a mysterious luminosity in this book’s delicately detailed illustrations (complete with hidden giant), alongside characters drawn with humour and compassion.”

-Book Trust

“Through his delighted prose and beautiful illustrations David Litchfield has created another wonderful story perfect for sharing.”

-Love Reading 4 Kids


Bright Agency Interview on the Making of Grandad’s Secret Giant

Q&A World Book Day

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