Grandad's Camper: A picture book for children that celebrates LGBTQIA+ families - Grandad's Camper (Hardback)Harry Woodgate (author)
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Delightfully colourful and carrying a warm, positive message of inclusion and love, Woodgate's uplifting picture book of a grandad recapturing the adventures of his youth courtesy of his granddaughter.
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize Illustrated Books 2022
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!
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 400 g
Dimensions: 290 x 250 x 5 mm
"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
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“Exquisitely illustrated, beautiful story”
This book ticks basically all the boxes for me! I absolutely adore it and am very excited to have matching artwork to proudly display when we move house!
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“Beautiful art and wonderful story”
Such a sweet endearing story, full of beautiful, detailed artwork. I love it so much! Thoroughly recommend if you have children, or just love beautiful books!
“Grandad's Camper is such a wonderful book!”
Grandad's Camper is such a wonderful, textural book with a really special story about love, nostalgia & memories old and new. An outstanding author-illustrator debut by Harry Woodgate.
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