Grandpa Never Lies

book by Ralph Fletcher

Grandpa Never Lies is a children's book written by Ralph Fletcher with pictures drawn by Harvey Stevenson. It was first published in 2000.

Grandpa Never Lies
AuthorRalph Fletcher
IllustratorHarvey Stevenson
PublisherClarion Books
Publication date
October 2000
Media typePrint (Hardcover)

Plot summaryEdit

A young girl describes her special bond with her grandfather over four seasons. The Grandfather tells creative stories in answer to her questions. Each story is followed by her saying "And Grandpa never lies, so I know it's so".[1] Then Grandma suddenly dies and the little girl and her grandfather are sad and comfort each other.


  1. Fletcher, Ralph J. (2000). Grandpa Never Lies. New York: Clarion Books. p. 27. ISBN 0-395-79770-5.


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