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Dear Grandpa

Dear Grandpa
 

Grandpa, did you know that if you rub a needle with a magnet, one end will point to the north and the other end to the south? In the south there's an apartment building 160 metres tall. From the balcony, you can see the entire city. There are cinemas and ice cream shops ... and m... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781760523435
Barcode 9781760523435
Release Date 5 August 2019 by Allen & Unwin
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Simpson, Kate
Illustrated by Ghosh, Ronojoy
Availability Available for pre-order, ships once released

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ISBN-13 9781760523435
ISBN-10 1760523437
Stock Release date is 5 August 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Release Date 5 August 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Simpson, Kate
Illustrated by Ghosh, Ronojoy
Category General Picture Books
Children's and Educational
Australian
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 240mm
Height: 250mm
Weight 390g
Interest Age 4-8 years
Reading Age 4-8 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 991753

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Grandpa, did you know that if you rub a needle with a magnet, one end will point to the north and the other end to the south? In the south there's an apartment building 160 metres tall. From the balcony, you can see the entire city. There are cinemas and ice cream shops ... and me! As Henry measures the distance between his new apartment and Grandpa's wooden house under the mango tree, Grandpa works out how close they really are. A moving story that celebrates the bond between a boy and his grandfather.

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Author's Bio

Kate Simpson grew up on a diet of Little Women, Anne of Green Gables and anything written by Enid Blyton, but it didn't occur to her to try her own hand at writing children's books until she was in her thirties. Now she's hooked, and with two small children of her own, she finds she's never short of inspiration. As well as being a picture book author and incurable bookworm, Kate is also a co-host of the children's book podcast One More Page, where she happily spends an hour a fortnight interviewing fellow book-folk and talking all things children's books. Ronojoy Ghosh is an award-winning picture book creator. His first children's picture book Ollie and the Wind was short-listed for the Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards. His books have been translated into German, Chinese, Spanish and Korean. Most recently, Ronojoy illustrated the bestselling picture book I'm Australian, Too by Mem Fox.

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