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Jun 06, 2017
| ISBN 9780399546389
| 5-8 years
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Jun 06, 2017 | ISBN 9780399546389 | 5-8 years
For fans of Grandpa Green, a young boy remembers his much-loved grandpa in this touching story about family, memory and everyday magic.Henry wakes up one bright morning ready to take on the day and find magic! After all, he is the Great Henry Hopendower—an aspiring young magician who learned everything he knows from the very best, his grandpa. Henry has so many favorite memories of his grandfather, including his house with its wobbly cuckoo clock and his famous leaning tower of pancakes that tipped but never toppled. And then there was the day his grandpa gave him a red checkered suit and shared the secret to being a magician: magic is everywhere, you just have to see it. So with Grandpa’s words as his guide, Henry sets off to do the truly impossible.This heartwarming story is a celebration of the magic that surrounds us all and the people we love most.
Justin Roberts is a Grammy-nominated all-star of the family music scene. Hailed by the New York Times as “the Judy Blume of kiddie rock,” he logs thousands of miles on the road each year, dishing out unexpectedly intelligent and fun… More about Justin Roberts
Praise for The Great Henry Hopendower: “Even more enchanting than Henry’s magic is Roberts’ gentle way of addressing how Henry handles the loss of his grandfather.”—BCCB “[A] sensitive, sweet story about a little boy and his grandfather.”—Booklist
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