Author(s): Mary Stolz
"Grandfather and Thomas, who [first] appeared in Storm in the Night, return in a liberally illustrated beginning chapter book. They begin the day by fishing for trout, and finish it with a game of cards (Go fish) and a story. Stolz evokes the spirit of childhood with graceful descriptions and metaphor." —SLJ. "A graceful, quiet story that celebrates the richness of human relationships." —H.
100 Books for Reading and Sharing 1991 (NY Public Library)
Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies (NCSS/CBC), New York Public Library's “One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing”