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Gus and Grandpa (Gus and Grandpa)

3.35  ·  Rating Details ·  31 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Gus and Grandpa have a loving, warm relationship.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published March 19th 1997 by Farrar Straus Giroux (first published August 15th 1996)
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Dec 19, 2012 Dolly rated it liked it
Recommends it for: children starting to read chapter books
This is the first book in the Gus and Grandpa series by Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock. We've really enjoyed the series - the stories are simple and warm and speak volumes about intergenerational relationships.

The illustrations are soft watercolors, that have a timeless quality. This story also speaks to the relationship between a grandparent and grandchild. I love the simple story and the fun way the family chooses to spend time together. I'm not sure why it took us so long to read this fir
Benjamin Elliott
Apr 08, 2016 Benjamin Elliott rated it liked it
A few short stories of a young boy's adventures with his grandfather. The last story includes a nice little call back to the first two stories.
Matthew Bell
Jul 13, 2016 Matthew Bell rated it it was ok
It wasn't interesting enough for me.
Jul 21, 2009 Alicia rated it liked it
Shelves: child-lit
I don't know why Josh liked this so much, but this really got him reading in EDU 639!
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Claudia Mills is the author of How Oliver Olson Changed the World, 7 x 9 = Trouble!, Being Teddy Roosevelt, and many other books for children. She was born in New York City in 1954. She received her bachelor's degree from Wellesley College, her master's degree from Princeton University, and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Princeton University. She also received an M.L.S. degree from the University of M ...more
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