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Grandad's Camper

Harry Woodgate

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Andersen Press Ltd
05 May 2021
Celebrate love in all its forms, as Grandad tells his granddaughter about the adventures he used to have with Gramps. 'A colour-flooded riot of memory... a poignant sense of intergenerational love and grief made manageable makes this beautiful debut stand out' GUARDIAN 'A glowingly colourful journey of remembered joy, managed grief and renewed delight in living' TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT Grandad's camper van is hidden away in the garage - now Gramps isn't around any more, the adventures they shared travelling in it just wouldn't be the same. As she listens to his wonderful stories, Grandad's granddaughter has an idea to cheer him up... A perfect story for Grandad on Father's Day.
By:   Harry Woodgate
Imprint:   Andersen Press Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 290mm,  Width: 250mm,  Spine: 5mm
Weight:   400g
ISBN:   9781783449835
ISBN 10:   1783449837
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   05 May 2021
Recommended Age:   From 3 to 5 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Harry Woodgate (pronouns: they/them) is an award-winning illustrator, who was shortlisted for the V&A Illustration Awards 2019 and the Folio Society Book Illustration Competition 2018 and 2019. Grandad's Camper is inspired by their university dissertation, which revealed a lack of representation for older LGBT characters in children's books.

Reviews for Grandad's Camper

This picture book, in which a girl helps her grandfather embrace life again following the death of Gramps, may well aid young readers in understanding others' grief -- Nell Baram * Shelf Awareness * This book deserves pride of place on any bookshelf, be it in a library, school, or home... as warm and friendly as a kind grandparent * Kirkus Reviews * This poignant tale acknowledges the sadness of losing a loved one, but also celebrates the pleasure of remembering those who have touched our lives. The illustrations are full of warmth, colour and joy, beautifully echoing the excitement of discovery and adventure * BookTrust * Touching and tender, this is a delight for all readers, regardless of age * The Bookseller *


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