Following Grandfather by Rosemary Wells, Illus. Christopher Denise (Candlewick, 2012, 64pp.)
Set in early 20th century Boston, Following Grandfather documents the tender relationship between Jenny, a young mouse, and her elderly grandfather, shortly before his death. Jenny's emotional journey to cope with her grief, coupled with black and white illustrations by Christopher Denise, make this a charming, short chapter book. Recommended for Ages 6-8.
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