Michael Garland (Author)
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DescriptionGenerations have fallen in love with this classic story of a grandson and grandfather whose visit to a family farm with a special tractor brings back memories. Don't miss the new companion title Grandma's Farm -- now available!
Grandpa Joe takes his grandson Timmy back to the site of his family's farm, where the old house and a ramshackle barn still stand. The visit stirs up memories for Grandpa Joe--in particular, the majesty of his own father's shiny red tractor, now rusting in the forgotten fields. An ideal gift, this picture book evokes nostalgia while demonstrating a special bond between a grandparent and grandchild.
Astra Young Readers
April 01, 2011
11.2 X 10.2 X 0.4 inches | 1.15 pounds
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About the Author
Michael Garland has won numerous awards for his many books for young readers. He's also the author and illustrator of Grandma's Farm, a companion book to Grandpa's Tractor. He lives with his family in Patterson, New York.
"Sure to spark 'what was life like?' questions, this has strong cross-generational appeal." --Kirkus Reviews "Garland's glossy digital art lets the tractor pop from the page." --Publishers Weekly "[A] charmingly nostalgic tale." --New York Times Book Review