When Charley Met Granpa by Amy Hest


When Charley Met Granpa by Amy Hest

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...


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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40 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

2nd October 2014



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