Grandpa’s Dear Old Girl

Author: Felicity Fair Thompson. Illustrator: Carolyn Pavey

Still at Sea! In Production. Cover TBC. Publication Date TBC: 2021.


Millie’s grandpa Big Frank is the Lighthouse Keeper and from it he can see everything. When Jack-o-the-Lamp comes to the island to automate the light, Millie is very worried. What will her grandpa do now without the tall round tower he calls his dear old girl?

A big storm is brewing but when Big Frank and Millie try to warn them, the fishermen take no notice. But they need Big Frank’s help when the storm sweeps in, and he in turn needs Millie’s when the lighthouse lamp goes out…

An illustrated children’s book in a bigger new format. A longer picture book for older readers with atmospheric black and white illustrations. Due in 2021.

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