‘Sometimes it feels like I might be the only person awake in the whole country. People might find that a lonely thought. Not me…’
As the rest of the world sleeps, the Gritterman goes out to work. Through the wind and the snow. Through the blue-black hours when time slips away, he grits the paths and the pavements and the roads. For him, a life without gritting is no life at all…
A song for the unsung hero, this is a story about stoicism, dignity and a man leaving behind the work that he loves. It is accompanied by the author’s own illustrations.
Reminiscent of Raymond Briggs, a song for the unsung hero (Bookseller)
A quintessentially British story with a tender, powerful look at ageing (Picture Books Blogger)
PUBLISHER: Particular Books
PUBLICATION DATE: 7th September 2017
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