(Paperback) - 2009
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Since Grandpa's illness and death, his family have left his boat, The Periwinkle, untouched and unused. But one day they decide to repair the boat in memory of Grandpa, and find that it is better to remember than to forget.
Michael Catchpool was formerly a primary school headteacher, and is now curriculum advisor on English and Drama for Hertfordshire LEA. He is married with two young children, and currently lives in Royston. He has previously written picture books for Little Tiger Press and Gullane.
Sophy Williams is a talented and much sought after artist, who has illustrated books for Bloomsbury, Orchard, Macmillan and Random Hosue. She lives in Wiltshire, with her partner and two sons, Oscar and Leo.