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I Already Know I Love You

Billy Crystal shares his joy over the impending arrival of a grandchild.
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A grandfather anticipates his relationship and activities with his unborn grandchild.

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71

Where Is Grandpa?

Tom Barron does an excellent job of explaining how the death of Grandpa still leaves a valuable legacy.
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A young boy learns that 'heaven' is understanding how Grandpa's influence continues long after he has passed away.

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63

Love You Forever

Some children's books are more for the grown ups, than the kids.
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The love a mother shows her son becomes rather odd as he matures, but her love is both returned and 'passed on' to her grandchildren.

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58

The Little Match Girl

The Little Match Girl is a children's book that tells children life is bad, give up.
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A poor impoverished child sells matches all day on a freezing New Year's Eve but, overcome by cold, we are told of her last visions and of her journey to Heaven.

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48

Only One Woof

cover image / children's book / Only One Woof
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Gyp never barked, but years later saw his brother Sweep at a sheepdog trial and woofed –once.

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44

Treasure Hunt

children's book / cover image / Treasure Hunt
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In her hide and seek game Tilly likes to find her 'treasures', but she becomes the treasure when playing with her parents.

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43

Waiting for the Evening Star

children's books / cover image / Waiting for the Evening Star
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Our only relief from Berty's detailed narration, about the timeless repetition of life on a Vermont farm, is his older brother's nagging desire to see the world.

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40

What Daddies do Best

children's book / cover image / What Daddies do Best
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Dads can do things with their kids.

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38

Miss Nelson Is Missing

children's book / cover image / Miss Nelson Is Missing
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A banal story in which Miss Nelson disguises herself as a strict substitute teacher so class appreciates her return.

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38

The Auction

children's book / cover image / The Auction
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This is an event-less reminiscence, by a boy and his grandfather, about their typical old family farm, before it is auctioned.

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