The Grumpy Whale Book


Inspired by Icelandic nature and folk legends this is a tale about a grumpy man who gets cursed to become a whale by hidden people. What will the grumpy man find on his journey in the ocean?


The Grumpy Whale children’s book by Rebecca Caroline Kent follows a man who is cursed by hidden people (elves!) to become a whale after he throws his rubbish away without a car.  On his journey into the ocean, he realises the error of his ways as he sees how much damage the rubbish is doing. The Grumpy Whale is a children’s Book promoting environmentalism and friendship. Inspired by Icelandic folklore and nature the book was written in Selfoss, Iceland. If you would to read more about the book please click here.

The book is available in Icelandic and English. Please choose your language when ordering.

Please note we only offer delivery in Iceland.

If you would like to order internationally we recommend purchasing the book from Amazon here. Amazon will then print the book locally for you in a fulfillment center reducing the carbon footprint of printing and shipping from Iceland globally.

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English, Íslensk