Jenny the mouse loves her grandfather. They go on many excursions together and he teaches her about life’s intricacies and delicacies.
This bittersweet tale touches upon the death of a grandparent and the sadness that comes afterward, when “life goes on.” A surprise ending reminds readers that memories can conjure up strong and happy feelings. Ages 6-9 64 pages 978-0763650698
Recommended by Jenny Newstead, Librarian, South Carolina USA