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Grandad's Pride (Grandad's Camper)

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Milly can't wait to spend a summer at Grandad's cottage by the sea, and is even more excited when she discovers Grandad and Gramps’ Pride flag in the attic. Harry Woodgate (they/them) is a multi-award-winning author and illustrator, whose debut picture book Grandad’s Camper won the British Book Awards Nibbie for Children's Illustrated Book of the Year and the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, was shortlisted for the Polari Prize, and named as an ALA Stonewall Honor Book. In this gladly intergenerational view of Pride, Woodgate's sequel to Grandad's Camper offers a familial portrait that twines past and present.

This heartwarming tale continues to wonderful journey that began with the Stonewall Honoree, British Book Award winner, and Waterstones Best Illustrated Book, Grandad's Camper. The highly-anticipated sequel to prize-winning Grandad's Camper celebrates the power of community and the importance of LGBTQIA+ history. Woodgate's upbeat art brims with color and, aptly, rainbow motifs, depicting a supportive community diverse in race, ability, and self-expression. Grandad and Milly are back for another adventure, this time honoring the past and celebrating the future with a pride parade. Grandad insists he's too old to go to the London celebrations, especially now Gramps isn't around any more, but Milly has an idea to get the local community together and bring Pride to Grandad.The highly-anticipated sequel to Waterstones Prize-winning Grandad's Camper celebrates the power of community and the importance of LGBTQIA+ history. Grandad insists he's too old to go to the London celebrations, especially now Gramps isn’t around any more, but Milly has an idea to get the local community together and bring Pride to Grandad .

After Milly discovers a pride flag in Grandad's attic, this adorable pair are motivated by the past to start a pride parade in their small town. Activism and celebration go hand in hand as the town gathers to help "build a world where everyone is proud to be themselves. Grandad insists he's too old to go to the London celebrations, especially now Gramps isn't around any more, but Milly has an idea to get the local community together and bring Pride to Grandad . The highly-anticipated sequel to Waterstones Prize-winning and British Book Awards Children's Illustrated Book of the Year Grandad's Camper celebrates the power of community and the importance of LGBTQIA+ history.Praise for Grandad's Camper, an ALA Stonewall Book and winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Award and the British Book Awards Children's Illustrated Book of the Year 2023:'A book to treasure .

It was inspired by their university dissertation, which revealed a lack of representation for older LGBTQIA+ characters in children’s books. Milly can't wait to spend a summer at Grandad's cottage by the sea, and is even more excited when she discovers Grandad and Gramps' Pride flag in the attic. Bustling, bright-hued images with a rainbow motif show the intersectionally diverse community-portraying people of varying abilities, body types, gender expressions, and skin tones-preparing for the event, giving each page a celebratory vibe. This is a quiet yet moving read with a powerful message: You don't need corporate sponsorship or larger-than-life events to celebrate Pride; all you need is love.

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