Grandpa Never Lies

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Grandpa Never Lies
AuthorRalph Fletcher
IllustratorHarvey Stevenson
GenreChildren's
PublisherClarion Books
Publication date
October 2000
Media typePrint (Hardcover)
Pages32
ISBN978-0395797709
OCLC40305587

Grandpa Never Lies is a children's book written by Ralph Fletcher with pictures drawn by Harvey Stevenson. It was first published in 2000.

Plot summary[change | change source]

A young girl describes her special bond with her grandfather over four seasons. The Grandfather tells creative stories in answer to her questions. Each story is followed by her saying "And Grandpa never lies, so I know it's so".[1] Then Grandma suddenly dies and the little girl and her grandfather are sad and comfort each other.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Fletcher, Ralph J. (2000). Grandpa Never Lies. New York: Clarion Books. pp. p27. ISBN 0-395-79770-5.CS1 maint: Extra text (link)

References[change | change source]

  • Eames, Alicia (November 2000). "Grandpa Never Lies (Book review)". School Library Journal Vol. 46 (Issue 11): p119. ISSN 03628930. 
  • Peterson, Lauren (December 15, 2000). "Books For Youth: BOOKS FOR THE YOUNG". Booklist Vol. 97 (Issue 8): p825. ISSN 00067385. 

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