Beautifully illustrated with 29 watercolor images, this heartwarming tale relates how a grandson learns more than decoy carving from his grandfather in the basement workshop. Through tall tales and kindly advice, Bobby and young readers alike learn about valuing family and one's elders, to show care and respect, the importance of a clean environment, and wonders of the natural world. Along with the engaging story and colorful illustrations, this book includes a glossary of terms to broaden a child's vocabulary. It is an excellent teaching tool for parents and educators that is sure to be treasured and returned to again and again. Middle gradesages 10-13.
Schiffer Publishing, Limited