Granddad, Did You Wash Your Hands? written by author Ned Sharp brings his seventy-plus years of wit, wisdom, and inspiration to the world of narrative nonfiction. This charming, eclectic collection of reminiscences and life-lessons is a personal statement of a life well lived, and an intimate portrait of grandparenting any grandchild will treasure. Sharp populates his writing with rich characters and true-to-life scenarios that transcend any one family or single life. He writes about his experiences, his observations, his grandchildren's humor, and his wife's collectibles. He acknowledges his forgetfulness while he notes that he has no intention of changing. It is evident that he is thinking of his grandchildren as he writes, not in a tutorial, instructive voice, but in a caring one.
These are poignant stories that anyone can relate to, while also being highly personal. Written in masterful prose with a flair for visual rendering, Granddad, Did You Wash Your Hands? delivers a satisfying experience and will leave you feeling grateful for family, and especially grandfathers. This book is sure to be a treasured volume in any personal, school, or church library.