Every Wrinkle Has a Story (Hardcover)

Every Wrinkle Has a Story By David Grossman, Ninamasina (Illustrator), Jessica Cohen (Translator) Cover Image
By David Grossman, Ninamasina (Illustrator), Jessica Cohen (Translator)
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Every Tuesday, Yotam's grandfather takes him to a coffee shop after kindergarten, where Grandpa Amnon drinks coffee and Yotam likes to draw. One day, Yotam has a question: "Grandpa, what's on your face?"

Grandpa Amnon explains that the lines on his face are wrinkles, and they are something that grownups get. He tells Yotam the stories of how he got each of his wrinkles. Some reasons for Grandpa's wrinkles are sad, like when Grandma Dina was sick. But some reasons are happy, like the wrinkle Grandpa got when Yotam was born. Yotam looks closely at the circles and lines on Grandpa's face, thinks hard ... and then expresses what he's just learned about the beauty of aging in his own special way.

Every Wrinkle Has a Story is a pro-aging story of curiosity, intergenerational storytelling and quiet contemplation through artwork.

Key Text Features


Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts:


Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.


Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781773068275
ISBN-10: 177306827X
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Publication Date: February 6th, 2024
Pages: 36
Language: English