The story of a little girl who visits her granpa on different days through the seasons. As he remembers his younger days they do different things together and through his flights of fancy they go on great adventures together. But granpa begins to slow down and feel more tired until one day the little girl arrives and granpa isn't there anymore.
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Adorable Granpa nurses his granddaughter's dolls, mistakes her strawberry-flavoured pretend ice cream for chocolate, and falls in with her imaginary plans to captain a ship to Africa. It is a friendship that children who read this book will long remember.From the Back Cover:
“Subtle and brilliant.” -- TES
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Book Description Crown. Hardcover. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Bookseller Inventory # 2721941174
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Book Description Random House. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0224022792I5N00
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003248401
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002097000
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001011626
Book Description Jonathan Cape, London, 1987. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Please email us if you would like further information or if you would like us to send you a picture of the book. Thanks for looking! Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 206519
Book Description Jonathan Cape, London, 1984. Hardback. Printed pages: 400. Book Condition: Very Good Plus. 1st Edition. Signed by the author to label on front free endpaper. A rare signed copy of one of the author's most popular books. Very slight bumping to corners, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Winner of the 1984 Kurt Maschler Award, with label to front board. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 1164E096