When Charley Met Granpa by Amy Hest
  

When Charley Met Granpa

Written by Amy Hest
Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

RRP £6.99

Synopsis

When Charley Met Granpa by Amy Hest

Dear Granpa ...When are you coming to see Charley? Bring a big suitcase and stay a long time and I'll meet you at the station...Readers fell in love with Henry and his truly adorable new puppy, Charley, in Charley's First Night. In this beautiful follow-up title, Henry hopes - very much - that his granpa, who is coming for a visit, will love Charley just as much as he does (a lot). But Granpa is a little wary of dogs ...he's never been friends with one before. Luckily, Charley isn't any ordinary little puppy, he's a very smart one and this could be the beginning of a very beautiful friendship indeed...

Reviews

All of the scenes have a timeless, classic look - some might say old-fashioned, but it works. The endpapers, displaying yet more images of Charley, but in quieter mood, in muted blue tones, further enhance the presentation of this delightful story. The Children's Books Ireland Magazine.

About the Author

Amy Hest

Amy Hest was born in New York City and raised on Long Island. She is the author of more than thirty books for young readers including When Jessie Came Across the Sea, illustrated by P.J. Lynch, and Kiss Good Night, Sam, a New York Times bestseller. She is a three-time winner of the Christopher Medal and winner of the Boston Glove-Book Award. She lives in New York. www.amyhest.com Helen Oxenbury is among the most popular and critically acclaimed illustrators of her time. Her numerous books for children include Smarties Book Prize-winning Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell; We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen; as well as her classic board books for babies. She won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Alice in Wonderland. Her most recent picture book was the critically acclaimed There's Going to Be a Baby, the first book-publishing collaboration between her and her husband John Burningham. Helen lives in London, NW2.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Amy Hest
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Author's Website

www.amyhest.com/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

2nd October 2014

ISBN

9781406355666


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