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Grandpa Grumps

Written by Katrina Moore & illustrated by Xindi Yan
Published by Little Bee Books
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Daisy’s Yeh-Yeh is visiting from China, and try as she might, Daisy can’t get her grumpy grandpa to smile!

Daisy’s Yeh-Yeh is visiting for the first time from China, and Daisy is so excited to meet him! She has big plans for all the fun they’ll have together, like tea parties and snow angels, but when Yeh-Yeh arrives, Daisy finds him less jolly than she imagined. Throughout the week, she tries all sorts of things to get him past his grumpiness. Will she be able to make him smile before he goes home?

Kids will love this funny and heartwarming story about overcoming cultural differences and connecting across generations!

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Who Wrote Grandpa Grumps

Katrina Moore

Katrina Moore writes and teaches in a part of New Jersey just outside Philadelphia. Earning an MA in elementary education, she’s also taught in Maryland, Massachusetts, and New York. Her mission is to create books that children will hug for ages, like her debut picture book, One Hug. When not teaching elementary schoolkids or writing, she’s cooking without a recipe, painting outside the lines, or snuggling up with her two kids, husband, Pomapoo pup, and of course, a cozy book. Visit her at

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Who Illustrated Grandpa Grumps

Xindi Yan

Xindi Yan left behind a small city in China to realize her dream of being a published artist. Having always wanted to illustrate children’s books, she buried herself in countless books and drawings, collecting them even today. Xindi currently lives in Brooklyn with her husband and dreams about having a puppy in the near future.

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Katrina Moore's Book Dedication

For my yeh-yeh, Chuck Yee, who grumbled a lot!

Xindi Yan's Book Dedication

To Ye Ye and Lao Ye, thank you for teaching me chess, buying me candies and trinkets behind Mom's back, cooking the most delicious meals, and giving me the best childhood anyone could ask for.

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