These 33 short stories are a delight to Children's Imaginations with Laughter, Mystery, Surprise, and sometimes even Sadness. Visualize your wide-eyed little ones curled up in Grandpa's lap as he reads them his true stories.
How to grow a gold tooth. A lesson learned by crafty little donkeys. A happy bird family returns to nest. The mystery of the disappearing woodpile. The last Grizzly Bear. A Sunday morning spent chasing rabbits. Making handmade ice cream in the middle of Mexico. And the year that Christmas didn’t come. Grandpa shares these and many more stories, each one illustrated by Grandma. Each story is told in author David Abshire’s unique way, with a humble and wise voice, honed by experience, and crafted with skill to be engaging and enjoyed by children ages 3 through 8. They (and you) are sure to enjoy every story; but some of the stories they will fall in love with, and one of the stories just might become their most favorite.
So, join Grandpa and Grandma in these stories of their adventures, and the curious characters that they meet, while they discover interesting things about themselves and about our world. This book will warm your heart and it will make you smile.
And the best thing about True Stories By Grandpa is that, according to Grandpa, all of these stories are absolutely true.
About the Author
David Abshire lives on the Olympic Peninsula in the Pacific Northwest. He has written hundreds of stories for his grandchildren about his adventures, and about the curious characters that he has met along the way while discovering interesting things about people and animals and the world we share. "True Stories by Grandpa" is the first in a series of books David Abshire has published from his collection of stories.