Thursday 22 May 2008


Orion Books have made the new Grizzly Tales books and CDs available as downloads. have a look at (see the grizzly link)

Grizzly Tales: Six new books by Jamie Rix available now.
CDs Read by Rupert Degas

Funny, shocking, rude and anarchic stories, perfect for the 7-9 market.

Grizzliness is out there. Every child has the makings of mischievousness, and can be lured into committing dastardly deeds. The six stories in each of the Grizzly Tales books show the rise and hard fall of vile and villainous children. In this book, parents and teachers are to blame for the murk and misery of the children's lives. Luckily, there are top tips for dealing with gruesome grown-ups - although no child is clever enough to defeat the Darkness completely ...

Thursday 15 May 2008

North American DVDs

Spidleshanks has a web friend in the states. She lost her husband sometime ago, apparently he was delicious.

Anyway, the news from across the pond is that those nice people at Porchlight have released the first series of Grizzly Tales on two region 1 discs. "A Tangled Web" and "Dr Moribundus".

Gruesome DVDs Downunder

Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids - Entire Series - 6-DVD Box Set

Spindleshanks has just had a package from his Aunt Funnelweb in Sydney.

TIMELIFE have released all six series of Grizzly Tales for Gruesome kids on DVD in Austrailia and New Zealand. Certificate PG. Distributed by Shock Records.

They come in three double DVD volumes and look nice on Spindleshank's shelves, and he can even watch them on his region 2 player.


Tuesday 13 May 2008

Grizzly on CITV

You are welcome to Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids, cautionary tales for lovers of squeam, every day on the CITV channel at 5.30. Miss it if you dare!