Grandpa Had a Grandpa Too written by Kimberly Barrett Luttery and illustrated by Nicole Collie Jamison is a book aimed at helping children understand that their grandparents were once young and had grandparents of their own. The story’s inspiration comes from memories of the loving relationship between the author and her grandfathers.
The book’s character, Jeremy loves playing with his grandpa but has a hard time imagining that Grandpa was ever a child. Grandpa shares with Jeremy all the fun times he had with his own grandfather, whom he affectionately called Paw Paw, when he was young …bicycle riding, sharing scary stories, playing at the park, eating ice cream together, and more. This story affirms that the simplest times we share with our little ones can create the most beloved and cherished memories.
This colorful picture book appeals to children ages 3 - 8 years old, but older children and adults will love it as well. The simplicity of the language is perfect for reading aloud at bedtime or an anytime story.