Thank You, Grandpa, Page 63685
This glowing picture book, by turns playful and poignant, portrays the tender relationship between a grandfather and granddaughter as they appreciate nature together over the years. They take their first walk in the woods when the little girl is barely old enough to toddle; their last when Grandfather can only shuffle along. Each walk brings a new discovery-a sneaky snake, flashing fireflies, teardrops on a spiderweb-and sometimes a lesson about saying good-bye. One day the girl walks alone, stronger because she learned from her grandfather how to be grateful for life's fleeting gifts.
Illustrated by Jason Cockcroft.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - daphnejohnson - LibraryThing
Ms. Plourde has created a powerful book . A book of separation, living , death and dying. The story breathes life, lives and returns back. She used many beautiful words and the illustrator crafted the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - scote23 - LibraryThing
It was probably not the best book for me to read today, but I think it's a good book to help children deal with grief. Read full review