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Grandpa's Tractor

Grandpa's Tractor


Grandpa's Tractor

About the Book

Generations have fallen in love with this classic story of a grandson and grandfather whose visit to a family farm with a special tractor brings back memories. Don't miss the new companion title Grandma's Farm — now available!

Grandpa Joe takes his grandson Timmy back to the site of his family’s farm, where the old house and a ramshackle barn still stand. The visit stirs up memories for Grandpa Joe—in particular, the majesty of his own father's shiny red tractor, now rusting in the forgotten fields.

An ideal gift, this picture book evokes nostalgia while demonstrating a special bond between a grandparent and grandchild.

Product Details

On sale: April 1, 2011
Age: 4-8 years
Grade: Preschool - 3
Page count: 32 Pages
ISBN: 9781590787625
Reading level: Lexile: AD890L

Author Bio

Michael Garland has won numerous awards for his many books for young readers. He's also the author and illustrator of Grandma's Farm, a companion book to Grandpa's Tractor.  He lives with his family in Patterson, New York.


"Sure to spark 'what was life like?' questions, this has strong cross-generational appeal." —Kirkus Reviews

"Garland's glossy digital art lets the tractor pop from the page." —Publishers Weekly

"[A] charmingly nostalgic tale." —New York Times Book Review