Pete is hoping - desperately hoping - for a telescope. There's nothing he wants more for his birthday. But when a mysterious card arrives in the mail, what Pete wants is turned totally upside down.
Pete loves looking at the stars, and with his birthday fast approaching he really hopes to get a telescope.
Instead, he gets a birthday card from a grandfather he did not know he had. But Pete’s Mum does not want to talk about his grandfather. So with his best friend Tyler, Pete sets out to find his mysterious grandfather.
Sally Murphy always writes such beautiful stories, and this is no exception. This is a wonderful story of friendship, family, and forgiving old hurts.
Perfect for both boy and girl readers in Year 2 and up.
Reviewed by Michelle