Jane Landy: Gringer the Whinger, illustrated by Sheena Dempsey
Gringer the Whinger is a naughty and irritating dragon who visits the family when things are becoming tense or disagreeable. With his whingy voice and cheeky ripostes, he commands Mammy’s attention and stretches her patience to the limit, much to the delight of the children and the exasperation of their weary daddy.
Debut author Jane Landy uses humorous and rhyming text to set the scene. The book is beautifully illustrated by Cork-born Sheena Dempsey, who captures the domestic mayhem of life with small children perfectly.. She has received an IDI Irish Design Award 2017 for her work on Gringer. The book is printed by Turners of Longford, making it an all-Irish production.