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The Great Henry Hopendower

Written by Justin Roberts and illustrated by Deborah Hocking
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For fans of Grandpa Green, a young boy remembers his much-loved grandpa in this touching story about family, memory and everyday magic.

Henry wakes up one bright morning ready to take on the day and find magic! After all, he is the Great Henry Hopendower—an aspiring young magician who learned everything he knows from the very best, his grandpa. Henry has so many favorite memories of his grandfather, including his house with its wobbly cuckoo clock and his famous leaning tower of pancakes that tipped but never toppled. And then there was the day his grandpa gave him a red checkered suit and shared the secret to being a magician: magic is everywhere, you just have to see it. So with Grandpa’s words as his guide, Henry sets off to do the truly impossible.

This heartwarming story is a celebration of the magic that surrounds us all and the people we love most.

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A little bit of magic. A little bit of imagination. A lot of a grandparent’s love and influence. A little bit of loss. This story about Henry’s journey to find the magic his grandfather taught him about deals with the very tough subject of loss (as felt by both a little boy and his mom) in a way that’s age-appropriate, approachable, comforting and joyful!

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Publication Date:
June 6, 2017