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Presenting the 1988 Caldecott Medal winner in a long-awaited quality paperback edition. Bridging the generations, this picture book shows the warm relationship between three children and their grandpa, a former vaudeville song and dance man who proves he hasn't lost his touch. Gammell's vibrant, whimsical pictures dance across the page in full color.
Three children visit with their grandfather, who was once a famous vaudeville performer. As grandpa describes his life on the stage, the children dress in his old costumes and try out some dance steps. Finally, the grandfather treats the children to an entire performance of his old act. Illustrated with color pencil drawings. Winner of the 1989 Caldecott Medal.
Grandpa was a song and dance man who once danced on the vaudeville stage.
Grandpa entertains his three grandchildren with a magic trick, a song, and a tap dance, while he relives his days in vaudeville.