When Charley Met Grampa

When Charley Met Grampa

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Overview

The creators of Charley’s First Night return with a tale of a boy, a puppy, and a grampa — an enchanting picture book bearing all the hallmarks of a classic.

It’s a snowy day, and Grampa is coming by train for a visit. Henry can’t wait! He sets out with Charley, his beloved pup, pulling a sled for Grampa’s suitcase. To pass time at the station, Henry tells Charley about Grampa — how he has the longest feet and snores wild, and how he doesn’t know how to be friends with a dog. At last Grampa arrives, but when a sudden gust of wind blows his hat away, Charley disappears into the whirling snow — and returns, to their relief, carrying Grampa’s green cap! With lyrical simplicity, Amy Hest narrates a small, turning moment in the life of a child and a grandparent, while Helen Oxenbury renders every gesture and detail with signature warmth and charm.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763653149
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 09/10/2013
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.43(d)
Lexile: AD550L (what's this?)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

Amy Hest is the author of many beloved and award-winning picture books, including Kiss Good Night, illustrated by Anita Jeram, and When Jessie Came Across the Sea, illustrated by P.J. Lynch. Amy Hest lives in New York City.

Helen Oxenbury is the celebrated illustrator of many well-loved books, including There’s Going to Be a Baby, written by her husband, John Burningham. Helen Oxenbury lives in London.

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