Here are the very best grandpa and grandson books out there right now. These books are sweet, funny, or just oh-so-right for grandfathers and their grandsons to read together.
They also make great gifts! I got my dad a grandpa book for him to read with my son and they always loved reading it together each time they saw each other.
Be sure to see the other best books for boys list and the links at the bottom of this article for more selections.
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The Best Grandfather and Grandson Books Ever
I have such fond memories of spending time with my grandpa and my son enjoys a special bond with my dad. Reading together makes those memories last even longer.
TIP: Be sure to take pictures of them reading together and catch the book cover in the picture too!
Funny Grandpa and Grandson Books
These funny books for grandfathers and their grandsons are sure to be a hit.
I laughed out loud at this amusing book. How to Babysit a Grandpa is a twist on grandpa coming and taking care of his grandson. It covers the concern of mom and dad leaving, snacks such as ice cream with cookies on top, and other fun ideas for making sure grandpa will be ok until the parents come back.
With simple text and bold, bright illustrations, the Spot books are always a hit with the young crowd. Spot has a fun time playing with grandpa in Spot Loves His Grandpa. Try this title for a board books both grandfather and grandson are sure to enjoy.
A peak into the shed with grandpa can lead to adventures! Grab a copy of Adventures with Grandpa for a boy who likes to use his imagination and enjoys spending time pretending with grandpa. Actually everyone will enjoy this one!
Sweet Grandpa and Grandson Books
I am found of sentimental books that are sweet and cute. Yes, I’m a bit of a softy who may, just may, get teary-eyed when reading that type of book. Do you?
I Love You Grandpa is the story of a bear cub and grandfather bear. The young cub is growing up and grandpa bear helps him to adjust to the new adventures he will be experiencing. One reviewer said she had her kids write notes in the book and then gave it to her father as a gift. Sweet idea.
Another is another bear cub and grandfather bear story is I Love My Grandpa. Cub is afraid of the water and grandfather helps him to become acclimated in a sweet and gentle way.
Grandpa Loves You is a lovely book with nice illustrations with bunny and grandpa playing and spending the day together while grandpa provides some encouragement and kind words along the way. There is a plate at the back of the book for grandpa to write a special letter to his grandchild making this a keepsake book great for gift giving.
Aw – so many cute grandpa and grandson books! Makes me long for the days when my son was little.
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