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Granpa
     

Granpa

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by John Burningham
 

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Adorable Granpa nurses his granddaughter's dolls, mistakes her strawberry-flavoured pretend ice cream for chocolate, and falls in with her imaginary plans to captain a ship to Africa. It is a friendship that children who read this book will long remember.

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Adorable Granpa nurses his granddaughter's dolls, mistakes her strawberry-flavoured pretend ice cream for chocolate, and falls in with her imaginary plans to captain a ship to Africa. It is a friendship that children who read this book will long remember.

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“Subtle and brilliant.” — TES

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780224022798
Publisher:
Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/27/1987
Pages:
32

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John Burningham is one of the most prestigious and well-loved illustrators working in the children's book field today. Trained at the Central School of Art, his first picture book, Borka was published in 1963. He has won the Kate Greenaway Award twice for Borka and Mr Gumpy's Outing, and has enjoyed a distinguished career spanning over 45 years.

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Granpa 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
frustratedartist-author More than 1 year ago
I started out reading this with intent to share it with my 4 year-old grand-daughter and for the most part, I really liked it. The pictures are cute and the storyline reads much like a conversation would between real characters would. I did however become a bit confused as I think she would be in the last pages. It was not explained what happened and I feel that it was left up to the reader to fill in the blanks. That may work for an adult, but not a young child.