Granbad tells the story of a dyslexic boy, Sol, who is learning woodwork with his Grandad. Their first project is to carve a wooden spoon. Sol struggles with his confidence, he still can't tie his own shoelaces, but as he works with the wood and the sharp tools he learns some new skills and his confidence is kindled.
After an encounter with a bully brings into question his precious relationship with his Grandfather. Sol has to find a way to overcome the doubts that have been sown in his mind while the bully has to face own loneliness.