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Celebrate love in all its forms, as Grandad tells his granddaughter about the adventures he used to have with Gramps. A long time ago, Grandad and Gramps spent many happy days travelling the world together in a camper van. But now Gramps isn't around any more, Grandad doesn't feel much like having adventures. 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. A School Library Journal Best Book of 2021!
Closing date: 04/02/2022
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... their balance of spacious expanse and intricate detail, are warming as a woodstove, evoking the sense of a whole shared life - TLS
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
|Publication date:||6th January 2022|
|Publisher:||Andersen Press Ltd|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers, 5+ readers|
|Genres:||Family / Home Stories, Personal Social Health Economic , Transport / Construction|
|Collections:||LGBT+ History Month 2022,|
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.More About Harry Woodgate
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