Kimberly Hoffman's New Book 'Planting Pickles with Papa Dan' follows two young girls setting off on a day of adventures and making memories with their grandpa

Fulton Books author Kimberly Hoffman has completed her most recent book "Planting Pickles with Papa Dan": a stirring tale about two young girls who enjoy spending a magical day with their grandfather from gardening and planting pickles to baking sugar cookies during a storm.

"Papa Dan and his granddaughters, Alba and Ivy, spend the day doing their favorite things, starting with a ride in the wheelbarrow (along with Bazil the Dog) to Papa Dan's fairylike garden," writes Hoffman. "As a storm blows in and baking ensues, Papa Dan saves the day when the smoke detector shrills. Exhausted, Papa Dan decides to take a nap, but this does not keep the girls from having even more fun.

"This book is a blend of real life and fiction, honoring Dan Stoecklein (a.k.a. Papa Dan). He will forever be remembered as a loving son, husband, father, and grandfather—and for his manager's specials, of course. He lived his life with purpose, loved to garden, and shared what he cultivated with family and friends."

Published by Fulton Books, Kimberly Hoffman's book is inspired by the real-life man Dan Stoecklein, also known as Papa Dan to his granddaughters, Alba and Ivy, who enjoyed baking and gardening much like his fictional counterpart. Full of vibrant artwork and a tale that readers of all ages will be able to connect to, "Planting Pickles with Papa Dan" explores the special bond between grandparents and grandchildren.

Readers who wish to experience this uplifting work can purchase "Planting Pickles with Papa Dan" at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes & Noble.

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Source: Fulton Books