Lily loves visiting her great-grandpa Joe at his cabin by the lake. She especially enjoys playing the game Twister and just spending time with him. But one summer, great-grandpa doesn’t want to play anymore. He’s grown old and tired.
When great-grandpa Joe moves to grandma’s house, Lily still spends time with him. He loves eating cookies and looking at the birds and trees outside. When Joe dies, Lily is happy for him; she knows there are puppies in heaven to keep him company.
A picture book for children, Great-Grandpa Joe helps kids feel joy in the midst of sadness when a loved one dies. Offering guidance during a difficult, terminal journey, this gentle book gives a look at what heaven is like in the eyes of a child.