Grandad’s Camper

Harry Woodgate

Winner of the Waterstones Book Prize Best Illustrated Book 2022

Winner of the British Book Awards Children’s Illustrated Book of the Year 2023

This picture book tells the story of the close bond between grandfather and grandchild. She loves to hear Grandad’s tales of adventure and travel with Gramps. As they look through photos and souvenirs of their travels the grandchild comes up with a plan to get Grandad out adventuring again now Gramps has gone. Together they fix up the pink campervan for future adventures. 

A poignant tale of loss, grief, remembering and looking forward. The illustrations are beautiful and reflect the warmth in the memories Grandad shares with his grandchild. A positive representation of older LGBTQ+ people and a heart warming story. We loved it!

Published by Andersen Press

Reviewed by Tash Hyde