Grandma and Grandpa Come to the Rescue

Join Grandma and Grandpa in a fun filled adventure on a tiny island where they encounter CurlyWurly, the enormous ship eating fish.

Once again Grandma and Grandpa go up against those pesky pirates!

Is the Dreaded CurlyWurly Fish a friend or a foe? Will he eat Grandma and Grandpa… or will he eat the pirates?

Laugh at the mishaps and see if cool Grandma and brave Grandpa can save the island!

Written by Alan Wade and illustrated by Sarah Wade

$22.00 incl. GST

2 in stock

Payments: Secure credit or debit card payment via Stripe, or make an online bank transfer. Shipping: $5.20 to $15.60 per order based on largest book size. Rural delivery $6 extra. Tracked courier delivery usually 1-2 days.  Returns and exchanges: See FAQs. 


The Dreaded CurlyWurly Fish adventures offer a fun and engaging way to connect with your grandkids. The books will spark their imagination, remind them that grandparents can be cool too(!), and help them learn fun facts about our oceans.


Happy customer ~ I got this book for my nephew and he loved the colourful illustrations and story. As a very curious kid, his absolute highlight are the fun facts on some of the pages! Highly recommend to anyone, especially as a gift for children – I never know what to get them!

Another happy customer ~ I am still giggling after reading this adorable book! I absolutely LOVE the CurlyWurly Fish and all the characters! This books is super entertaining, with fun ocean facts in between. This is a MUST HAVE BOOK!

About the Kiwi creators

Alan Wade and Sarah WadeWellington author Alan Wade originally wrote the Dreaded CurlyWurly Fish adventures for his grandchildren. He wanted to create fun-filled adventure stories to make them laugh and to help develop their reading skills. He teamed up with his daughter and illustrator Sarah Wade to publish the books. Find out more about on his author page.


Additional information

Dimensions21.6 × 21.6 cm

Softcover edition



Page count


Published by

Alan Wade

Find other great Kiwi kids books!