When Charley Met Grampa

When Charley Met Grampa

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Random House, Inc.
The creators of Charley’s First Night return with a tale of a boy, a puppy, and a grampa — an enchanting picture book bearing all the hallmarks of a classic.

It’s a snowy day, and Grampa is coming by train for a visit. Henry can’t wait! He sets out with Charley, his beloved pup, pulling a sled for Grampa’s suitcase. To pass time at the station, Henry tells Charley about Grampa — how he has the longest feet and snores wild, and how he doesn’t know how to be friends with a dog. At last Grampa arrives, but when a sudden gust of wind blows his hat away, Charley disappears into the whirling snow — and returns, to their relief, carrying Grampa’s green cap! With lyrical simplicity, Amy Hest narrates a small, turning moment in the life of a child and a grandparent, while Helen Oxenbury renders every gesture and detail with signature warmth and charm.

Baker & Taylor
While waiting for his Grampa at a train station, Henry tells Charley, his beloved pup, about Grampa's long feet, loud snores, and how he does not know how to be friends with a dog.

& Taylor

A follow-up to Charley's First Night finds young Henry eagerly anticipating a visit with his beloved Grampa and waiting at a snowy train station while telling his exuberant pup about Grampa's long feet and wild snores.

Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780763653149
Branch Call Number: E HEST
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Oxenbury, Helen - Illustrator
Alternative Title: When Charley met grandpa
Notes: Sequel to: Charley's first night


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Apr 06, 2015

Story about how a new puppy can warm and win over even the most reluctant heart


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