When Charley Met Granpa

By Amy Hest

Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

Dear Granpa ... When are you coming to see Charley? Bring a big suitcase and stay a long time and I'll meet you at the station...

Readers fell in love with Henry and his truly adorable new puppy, Charley, in Charley's First Night. In this beautiful follow-up title, Henry hopes – very much – that his granpa, who is coming for a visit, will love Charley just as much as he does (a lot). But Granpa is a little wary of dogs ... he's never been friends with one before. Luckily, Charley isn't any ordinary little puppy, he's a very smart one and this could be the beginning of a very beautiful friendship indeed...

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406355666
  • Published: 02 Oct 2014
  • Price: £6.99
  • Size: 250 x 210 mm
  • Pages: 40

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Customer reviews


'All of the scenes have a timeless, classic look – some might say old-fashioned, but it works. The endpapers, displaying yet more images of Charley, but in quieter mood, in muted blue tones, further enhance the presentation of this delightful story.' The Children’s Books Ireland Magazine.

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