Grandpa's Special Note is a light hearted look at how our children are influenced by our loved ones who have passed. The main real life character of the story is Dante, who suffers the loss of his grandfather, "Grandpa." As a young child Dante enjoyed the many stories and words of wisdom his grandfather shared prior to his passing. Grandpa's inspirational message is delivered by his favorite bird, the red cardinal. Grandpa tells Dante to celebrate life and remember that he is always with him. This story helps children remember their deceased loved ones in an endearing way. The book also assures parents that our children do remember and value the special teachings of our deceased loved ones.