“Fun and feisty—these memorable characters are a delight to know and revisit.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Grandfather is tending his garden when a loudspeaker announces a dance in the local park. He asks Grandmother to join him, but she has many reasons to delay their outing: she needs to put eyeliner around her eyes—which are as sad as a moonless night—and color in her hair—which is as gray as an autumn cloud. Grandfather counters with loving arguments of his own: her sad eyes look like stars and her hair is as perfect and white as a summer cloud.
Playful illustrations complement this touching banter, which culminates in a trip to the dance where Grandmother tells Grandfather, “You are as pretty as the moon.”
About the Author
A graphic artist and now author and illustrator of picture books, Rosa Osuna lives and works in Madrid. Grandparents is her first book.