Lucy and her grandfather are the focus of this poignant and warm story that teaches that wrinkles are badges of happiness rather than signs of age. Lucy asks Granddad, 8220;Why doesn't your skin fit you? It8217;s all crinkly,8221; to which he replies, 8220;Those crinkles are called wrinkles,8221; each of which he got when he smiled especially big. As Lucy traces Granddad8217;s joy-filled face, he describes his memories and shares the cause of each line8212;his wedding day, Lucy8217;s mother8217;s birth, precious moments from her childhood, and Lucy8217;s birth, among others. Beautiful drawings recreate each thoughtful memory, and the recollections showcase an intimate bond between the twonbsp;generations.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Fiction + Literature Genres