First published in 1986, Grandpa & Bo is one of Kevin Henkes's first picture books, and is now reissued with new full-color jacket art for a new generation of Henkes fans.
About the Author: Kevin Henkes is the celebrated author and artist of many books for children, including Wemberley Worried, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, and the Caldecott Honor Book Owen. He lives in Madison, WI.
|Edition description:||1st ed|
|Product dimensions:||7.62(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.38(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Kevin Henkes is the author and illustrator of close to fifty critically acclaimed and award-winning picture books, beginning readers, and novels. He received the Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon in 2005. Kevin Henkes is also the creator of a number of picture books featuring his mouse characters, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers Lilly's Big Day and Wemberly Worried, the Caldecott Honor Book Owen, and the beloved Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. His most recent mouse character, Penny, was introduced in Penny and Her Song (2012); her story continued in Penny and Her Doll and Penny and Her Marble (a Geisel Honor Book). Bruce Handy, in a New York Times Book Review piece about A Good Day, wrote, "It should be said: Kevin Henkes is a genius." Kevin Henkes received two Newbery Honors for novels—one for his newest novel for young readers, The Year of Billy Miller, and the other for Olive's Ocean. Also among his fiction for older readers are the novels Junonia, Bird Lake Moon, The Birthday Room, and Sun & Spoon. He lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.
Date of Birth:November 27, 1960
Place of Birth:Racine, Wisconsin
Education:University of Wisconsin, Madison
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is a story about a grandfather and grandson. They have a very special relationship. Even though they don't see each other often, they still love each other, and they still share stories and do the things they enjoy together. This reminds me of my relationship with my grandfather. It is a very special bond. My grandfather is more like a father to me than my biological dad. This book made me tear up because my grandfather had to move to an alzheimer's home 300 miles away from me. I can relate to the little boy because of the distance between he and his grandfather. This is a fabulous book!