Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Grade: 1 to 2
About the author
LISA ANNE SMITH was born in Burnaby, B.C. She is a longtime education docent at the Museum of Vancouver and is a member of Native Daughters of B.C., owners and operators of the Old Hastings Mill Store Museum, Vancouver's oldest building. Her published books include Vancouver Is Ashes: The Great Fire of 1886 (2014), Our Friend Joe: The Joe Fortes Story (2012) and Travels with St. Roch: A Book for Kids (2001). Lisa lives in Vancouver, B.C., with her husband.
Oliver Crump Is Not a GrumpOld man Oliver is tired of winter. When spring arrives, he goes out for a little adventure, and rediscovers the joys of living. A heartwarming introduction to aging and finding fulfillment.
Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2007.