WALKER STORIES: GRANDAD’S BENCH
A beautiful, sensitively told story of love and loss and of a special relationship between grandfather and grandson.
Jake loves playing in Grandad’s workshop. One autumn day, Grandad teaches Jake how to chisel his name in a piece of wood, and afterwards they go to the park. Grandad shows Jake the tree that grew from an acorn he planted when he was a boy. Jake goes off to buy ice-creams and returns to find Grandad on the ground. The ambulance arrives. Mum and Jake go home without Grandad…Jake grieves for his grandfather all winter.