Author(s): Joy Watson
All weekend long Grandma tries to dispose of Grandpa's tatty old slippers but he refuses to part with them.
PUBLICATION MAY 2014
Joy Watson began writing stories for children after she and her pharmacist husband, Kevin, had raised nine children of their own. Grandpa’s Slippers is, perhaps unsurprisingly, based on Joy’s husband Kevin and his well-loved old slippers. Joy
says: “These books have been fun to write and I am constantly amazed at their popularity, but I believe children and grandparents have a very special bond which thrives on being able to laugh at each other.” Joy lives in Havelock North.
Wendy Hodder was born and raised in the North Island, and her childhood interest in drawing horses developed later into a career as a freelance illustrator. She has illustrated for advertising, magazines and educational resources, as well as, of course, the Grandpa series. Wendy lives in