"Shurtliff excels at turning familiar worlds on their heads
. The underground dwarf culture is wonderfully realized, and Grump's fascination with the Surface well drawn…Her Snow White is fresh, a little snotty but highly capable, with far more grit than her Prince. Together, Grump and the Princess are a welcome reminder that heroes needn't be perfect to get the job done."
—The New York Times
"Hilarious and heartfelt
. . . Lovable Borlen's grumpy first-person narration explores themes of belonging, friendship, and doing the right thing. Sure to please fans of reimagined fairy tales." —Kirkus "A hilarious reimagining of its origin story with a wonderfully detailed world and interesting twists on classic characters.
Sure to be a hit with fantasy fans looking for comedy." —Booklist
"The story moves at a fast pace and deftly balances lighthearted humor with emotional weight. . . . a sure hit for Shurtliff’s fans.
" —School Library Journal'
"GRUMP is full of hilarious moments, surprising twists, a little bit of action, and a character whom you can't help but like. Even if he is a Grump