Grumpy Grandpa, written by Heather Henson and illustrated by Ross MacDonald, is an excellent book for young readers who really don’t understand the older people around them…and maybe even for older readers who may need a reminder of what it’s like to be a kid.
In this book, a young boy on a visit to his grandpa’s house wants to know why his grandpa is so grumpy all the time. Why do they always have to be quiet around Grandpa? Why does Grandpa need so much time alone if they came all this way to visit him? As the story progresses, the boy spends some time with his grandpa and gets to know him a little better. In return, Grandpa is reminded that he was once a kid and that he doesn’t have to be so grumpy all the time.
Grumpy Grandpa is a great book for grandchildren and grandparents to share.