In English, "gratta" or more particularly, "grata," means GRATEFUL! The Gratta Town Collection is a large collection of projects that use the same characters and world (Gratta Town). All projects work together to help you understand one another! Check out the projects below:
Meet The Friendly Man and The Bitter Woman – they're husband and wife, but they’re the complete opposite of each other! While The Friendly Man sees the beauty in all things and holds onto gratitude in every circumstance, The Bitter Woman only sees the problems, the worries and is filled with anger and sadness. The difference between the two is especially seen when they try to have their own kids.
When Cherry and her father move from their small town to the big Gratta Town, Cherry realizes EVERYTHING are very different! She especially notices the poor way people treat each other. When she discovers a small homeless shelter, located far from the major hustle and bustle of Gratta Town, she decides to try changing things. All it takes is a small Cherry Ornament...
Meet Hairy Binkle – one of Gratta Town's greatest innovators. He specializes in creating crazy hair products that can grow your hair really long really fast, to products that make your hair fun to eat! Mercedes's Hairy Halloween focuses on Muffy, one of The Friendly Man's children, who struggles to fit in despite her obvious choppy hair situation. She longs to get her hands on Hairy Binkle's Binkle-grow 2.0, which causes her hair to grow back. She later learns that Binkle-grow 2.0 is the same thing The Friendly Man, her father created many years ago.
In Mercedes's Hairy’s Story, we take a dive into the history of Hairy's life and how her became the crazy and fun man in Mercedes’s Hairy Halloween! Mercedes's Hairy's Story fills in the missing pieces in Mercedes's The Friendly Man, the Bitter Woman and their Wicked Children and in Mercedes's Hairy Halloween.
Milo is the luckiest boy in the whole world! A very smart and observant kid, Milo always senses that things will always turn out all right. Because he always has to cross a traffic light to get to the nearest school bus stop, he starts to call this sense a “Green Light” feeling. Later, as Milo learns more about this sense, he starts to also call it God.
Mercedes's Hairy Carnival is a mashup of Mercedes's Hairy Halloween and Mercedes's The Coconut Candy Creature. The Coconut Candy Creature's world falls out of the sky and lands in a vacant area in Gratta Town. Hairy and Tippy visit the fallen world and discover a giant carnival whose leader, Mr. Diddledoop, has been kidnapped. When Hairy “performs" his “hair trick,” the carnival members are amazed and beg Hairy to fill in for Mr. Diddledoop until they can get him back.