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Following Grandfather free pdf Invisible to humans exists a parallel world of mice - where young Jenny misses her cherished grandfather so much that she begins to see him everywhere. Jenny is as close to her grandfather as a small mouse can be. Grandfather shows Jenny how to button her buttons and how to write her name. He passes along to her the secrets of making the best lasagne in all of Boston. And during long, shared days at Revere Beach, Grandfather teaches Jenny the names of the seashells they find washed up on shore. When Grandfather is all of a sudden gone one day, the hole he leaves behind is too great for Jenny to fathom. Isn't that him turning a corner, sitting on a bench, heading for the pier, walking along their beloved beach? Jenny runs after the familiar silver whiskers, hoping...Rosemary Wells peels back the layers of grief to reveal, at its core, something as exquisite and achingly beautiful as the rare and storied queen's teacup seashell. Christopher Denise illustrates mid-century Boston with affection, and a mouse and her grandfather with gentle humor and unabashed sympathy. This is a story of dealing with loss, and the death of a grandparent. It is written by children's book luminary Rosemary Wells, who has more than 130 books to her name. Classroom connections include immigration, class, urban life and history. It is illustrated by Christopher Denise, a native New Englander, and illustrator of the Redwall picture books.

About Rosemary Wells

Rosemary Wells has written or illustrated more than 120 books for children and has received numerous awards. She is the creator of the beloved Max and Ruby stories- the illustrator of My Very First Mother Goose and Here Comes Mother Goose, both edited by Iona Opie- the author of On the Blue Comet, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline- and the author of Lincoln and His Boys, illustrated by P.J. Lynch. Rosemary Wells lives in upstate New York. Christopher Denise has illustrated many books for young readers, including Oliver Finds His Way by Phyllis Root, Knitty Kitty by David Elliott, If I Could by Susan Milord, and several of the Redwall books by Brian Jacques. Christopher Denise lives in Rhode Island, USA.

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Author : Rosemary Wells
Publisher : Candlewick Press,U.S.
Data Published : 06 December 2012
ISBN : 0763650692
EAN : 9780763650698
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 64 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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