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Grandad's Bench By Addy Farmer

Grandad's Bench by Addy Farmer

Condition - Very Good
$11.99
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Summary

This is a beautiful, sensitively told story of love and loss and of a special relationship between grandfather and grandson.

Grandad's Bench Summary

Grandad's Bench by Addy Farmer

This is a beautiful, sensitively told story of love and loss and of a special relationship between grandfather and grandson. Jake loves playing in Grandad's workshop. One autumn day, Grandad teaches Jake how to chisel his name in a piece of wood, and afterwards they go to the park. Grandad shows Jake the tree that grew from an acorn he planted when he was a boy. Jake goes off to buy ice-creams and returns to find Grandad on the ground. The ambulance arrives. Mum and Jake go home without Grandad... Jake grieves for his grandfather all winter. But Grandad has left him his workshop and Jake wants to make something special. With Mum's help, he does - a plaque for the bench under Grandad's tree. It is spring; for the first time in months, Jake feels happy.

Grandad's Bench Reviews

This is a heart-warming tale which never steps over the line dividing love from sentimentality. It will appeal to young children who know about the special bond that often exists between the young and the old. * Carousel *

About Addy Farmer

Addy Farmer was born in Northern Ireland and as a child moved all over the country going to lots of different schools. After university she dabbled in film-making before settling down to work in bookshops. Now, when she is not working as a special needs teacher, she writes stories, which is her favourite occupation. She lives in a village near Scunthorpe with her husband and three children. Ruth Rivers spent a number of years working in advertising before going on to illustrate children's books, which include The Biggest Bible Story Books by Anne Adeney and Matty Mouse by Jenny Nimmo. She lives in London.

Additional information

GOR002322378
9781406311396
1406311391
Grandad's Bench by Addy Farmer
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Walker Books Ltd
2008-08-04
64
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

Customer Reviews - Grandad's Bench