This book touches on materialism and its impact on family life. When Jeremy receives a simple ball from Grandpa, he can barely conceal his disappointment with the gift. But Grandpa believes his choice is a good one, and when he accidentally blows all the fuses in the house, he is proven right.
Richardo Keens-Douglas, an actor, playwright, author, and storyteller, has published several picture books for children, including The Trial of the Stone and The Nutmeg Princess. His works have appeared on American Bookseller's "Pick of the Lists" and been nominated for the Governor General's Award and the Silver Birch Award, among others. He presently divides his time between Grenada and Toronto.