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Tuska is a young elephant who loves spending time with his grandfather. And Grandpa loves spending time with him. Tuska never grows tired of Grandpa’s thrilling stories about being a young elephant and thinks Grandpa is the wisest elephant he knows.
But Grandpa is getting old, and what’s more, he’s getting forgetful and, well … he’s acting rather strangely these days!? His stories are not making sense and sometimes he doesn’t even recognise the other animals. Grandpa’s behaviour is making Tuska feel scared.
When Grandpa goes missing, Tuska is determined to risk everything to bring him home. But who will save who? Grandpa and Tuska share one last adventure together with a surprising outcome …
The problems of old age and dementia touch many families. In Grandpa and Tuska, John Phillips has created a gentle, up-lifting story that will help children understand and cope with the difficult changes that often come with ageing loved ones.