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“Illustrated with colored pencil, the scenes are light and filled with patience and love…A reminder that love and attention can bolster relationships separated by time and distance.”
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Grandpa Across the Ocean

Written by Hyewon Yum
Illustrated by Hyewon Yum
Published by ABRAMS

Grandpa lives on the other side of the ocean.

He takes naps all the time. He eats different foods. He speaks an unfamiliar language. His house is the most boring place on Earth!

Or is it? A little time together just might reveal that Grandpa is also a great singer, an energetic sandcastle builder, and a troublemaker…just like his grandson!

With her signature warmth and humor, award-winning author-illustrator Hyewon Yum shares the challenges and joys of having a relative who lives far away—proving that even from across the ocean, the grandparent-grandchild relationship is a very special one.

Primary ISBN: 9781419742255
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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Setting: Korea

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Unknown

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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