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The first book in a series starring a boy and his jaunty grandpa

Gus and Grandpa make their debut in three lively and tender stories. In the first, Gus makes a mess while trying to feed Grandpa's dog, Skipper (Grandpa makes him clean it up). In the second, Grandpa loses his car at the mall (Gus finds it). In the third, Gus and Grandpa share a birthday party and exchange pre
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Paperback, 48 pages
Published March 5th 1999 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (first published August 15th 1996)
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Dolly
Dec 19, 2012 Dolly rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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
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Benjamin Elliott
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
It wasn't interesting enough for me.
Alicia
Jul 21, 2009 Alicia rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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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