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Grandpa's Clock Hardcover – Mar 1 2006


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Orca Book Publishers (March 1 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1551433338
  • ISBN-13: 978-1551433332
  • Product Dimensions: 19.7 x 0.8 x 26.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 340 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,101,765 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From School Library Journal

Grade 2-4–A gentle, touching picture book about the relationship between a grandfather and grandchild. When Cayley was having nightmares, her grandpa made her a special clock that would tick comfortingly and help her get to sleep. Now he has promised to make her a Lord Nelson clock, and she is waiting patiently for it to be finished. But before he can complete it, he suffers a heart attack. Children will readily grasp the metaphor of clock and heart and draw the connection between the ticking of Grandpa's timepieces and the beating of his ailing heart. Just as it takes time and patience to make Cayley's clock, it will also take time and patience for Grandfather to heal. Gilmore has created a caring family with credible characters and provides Cayley with a realistic voice to express her concerns and feelings. The soft, realistic watercolor illustrations are warm and inviting. The concern of the whole family for their aging relative is palpable, particularly in the hospital scene where they wait anxiously at his bedside. Gilmore tackles a sad reality, but also gives hope and illuminates the value of intergenerational relationships and their ability to enrich the lives of both young and old. This well-crafted story would strengthen any collection.–Carol L. MacKay, Forestburg School Library, Alberta, Canada
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4**** out of 4
"Warm and endearing. Highly recommended." (Helen Norrie CM Magazine 2006-03-03)

"The ticking of a clock, the ticking of a heart. Rachna Gilmore's new story is a richly textured tale of family relationships."

(Quill & Quire 2006-02-01)

"gives hope and illuminates the value of intergenerational relationships…[a] well-crafted story [that] would strengthen any collection."
(School Library Journal 2006-11-28)

"Warm, detailed art and text." (The United Church Observer 2006-07-01)

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