The book TELL ME A STORY GRANDPA is a collection of ten stories as told by the author to his six grandchildren. It is not uncommon that children love to be read to or have someone tell them a story. Dr. Heichberger's grandchildren are always eager to hear his stories and often ask him to "Tell me a story Grandpa." The stories contained in this book are their favorites. These stories too have become the favorite stories of children of all ages and backgrounds. And as we know, children are the most honest critics in their appreciation of the value of what is read and how it is told. Children are truly an inspiration. And this inspiration has served as the inspired grist for the book TELL ME A STORY GRANDPA..