‘”But Grandad,” Billy said, ‘if the giant is so helpful and good, why does he want to stay such a big secret?”
“Because people are scared of things that are different,” said Grandad.’
And thus begins Billy’s journey of acceptance and understanding as he meets Grandad’s secret giant and overcomes his fears, learning that all anyone wants is a friend.
David Litchfield’s illustrations have the character of Oliver Jeffers and the luminosity of Tom Docherty. They bring this book to life and give it a real sense of magic and mystery.
A gentle, heartwarming story about the importance of tolerance and the power of friendship. You can get your copy here.
Source – kindly sent for review by the publisher, Frances Lincoln.