In a spare, simple first-person account, a young bear introduces “My Grandpa” and shares their special relationship. Grandpa is becoming forgetful and confused, but the little bear still loves him. They walk and hug and play and pretend, and even when the older bear seems to lose touch, they remain connected. This is as much a story of a happy relationship as it is a story about the circumstances that threaten it. The warm imagery and gentle telling have appeal well beyond the utility of the subject matter and make this an interesting choice for a story time read-aloud.
The grandfather gets old, his memory weakens, and he becomes forgetful. But the presence of his little grandson gives him joy, and allows him to see the world through another lens: the grandson’s perspective.Read More