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Rosa's Singing Grandfather

Written by Leon Rosselson

Illustrated by Caroline Binch, Norman Young

Rosa's Singing Grandfather Synopsis

Rosa doesn't have a dad but she does have a grandfather and a grandfather who sings at that! When Granddad sings on the beach or at Rosa's carol concert or in hospital or at the zoo, Rosa feels a bit embarrassed but no one else seems to mind and Rosa ends up being very proud of her granddad. A heart-warming and funny book about the relationship between young and old.

Rosa's Singing Grandfather Press Reviews

There is very little good writing for this age range, this is an outstanding example of how it should be done. A short book but the sheer quality of the writing make it an immensely satisfying read. The Carnegie Judges

Book Information

ISBN: 9781903015520
Publication date: 1st February 2006
Author: Leon Rosselson
Illustrator: Caroline Binch, Norman Young
Publisher: Barn Owl Books, London
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 144 pages

About Leon Rosselson

Leon Rosselson is a man for all seasons. Not only does he write well for children but he is also a sought-after singer and songwriter and writes plays for adult radio. Caroline Binch's illustrations for Hue Boy, written by Rita Phillips Mitchell, won the Smarties Prize. She illustrated the bestselling story Amazing Grace and several other Grace stories by Mary Hoffman. Gregory Cool, which Caroline wrote and illustrated, was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, and her Since Dad Left won the United Kingdom Book Award in 1998. To visit Caroline's website click here

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