Ousted Apprentice pair pen children’s book sequel

THE Apprentice candidates behind children’s book Snottydink are set to publish a second story, called Gobble Gruff.

The cover of Gobble Gruff, created by two contestants. Picture: PA

Sam Curry and Elle Stevenson co-authored Snottydink under the pen name Ellie Curry during week five. Although their team lost, copies of the book about the runny-nosed elephant-dragon hybrid were soon selling on eBay for ten times the asking price.

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With both contestants now out of the competition, they have teamed up to create Gobble Gruff – who is part ogre, part cat.

Curry said: “Both Elle and I wanted Gobble Gruff to convey an important moral about acceptance.”

Stevenson added: “We worked hard to create something magical that children and parents alike could enjoy this festive season.”