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Favorite gifts both to and from grandparents.
All the Way to America
Italian, Grandparents, History
“This immigration story is universal.” —School Library Journal, Starred Dan Yaccarino’s great-grandfather arrived at Ellis Island with a small shovel and his parents’ good advice: “Work hard, but remember to enjoy life, and never forget your family.” With simple text and warm, colorful illustrations, Yaccarino recounts how the little shovel was passed down through four generations of this Italian-American family—along with the good advice. It’s a story that will have kids asking their parents and grandparents: Where did we come from? How did our family make the journey all the way to America?
There’s nothing like going to Grandma’s house—loving arms always eager to greet you, warm cookies in the cookie jar, and reassuring words when you need them most. Grandma Kissesdisplays the love and special connection grandmothers share with their grandchildren through sweet, funny prose and adorable animal art. As these cute characters do their favorite activities together, the kindness, humor, and togetherness they share is unmistakable. This relatable story depicting a clear bond between the generations will have kids and grandmas smiling and snuggling as they read together. Parents will want to pick this up as a way to celebrate family connections and encourage the happy, growing relationship between grandma and grandchild. And grandmas always enjoy finding new ways to bond with their little ones and remind them of her love! This kid-friendly board book will be a charming addition to the library, whether it’s at a grandma’s house nearby or at a child’s home, serving as a reminder of the love of a grandma far away.
Grandmas are for kisses, and grandpas are for great big hugs! Grandpas are fun! They go on adventures, tell silly jokes, say funny things, and love to eat treats. This adorable board book celebrates how wonderful spending time with Grandpa can be! Little ones and grandpas alike will love Grandpa Hugs, the charming, rhyming storybook about how special a grandpa can be to a child. This companion to the acclaimed Grandma Kisses celebrates grandfathers and all the love and fun they bring to the special grandkids in their lives. Whether it is a gift from a grandfather to his grandchild, a grandchild to her grandpa, or as a sweet, creative birth announcement for a first-time grandpa, Grandpa Hugs is bound to warm the hearts of everyone who reads it.
Grandpa's Wish List
A grandpa has lots of special wishes for his new grandchild. Grandpa wishes for a creative, adventurous, and thoughtful life for his grandbaby. Most of all, he wishes to share moments and make memories together. A wonderful keepsake from grandfather to grandchild. Cozy and adorable badgers are used in place of people, to be any race, gender, or age.
How to Babysit a Grandma
NY Times Best Sellers, Grandparents
When you babysit a grandma, if you're lucky, you'll have a sleepover at her house! And with the useful tips found in this book, you're guaranteed to become an expert grandma-sitter in no time. (Be sure to check out the sections on: How to keep a grandma busy; Things to do at the park; Possible places to sleep, and what to do once you're both tucked in for the night.) From the author-illustrator team behind the New York Times bestselling HOW TO... books comes a funny and heartwarming celebration of grandmas and grandchildren.
I Love My Grandma
Where, oh where can Little Hedgehog be? Join Little Hedgehog and Grandma Hedgehog on a fun-filled game of hide-and-seek! While Grandma Hedgehog is preparing treats for a picnic, Little Hedgehog decides to start the fun early by hiding from Grandma. Written by best-selling author, David Bedford, this sweet story is sure to entertain your little one and delight grandma! Collect all of the beautiful books in the Cottage Door Press picture book series. Perfect gifts for mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, baby, and the entire family!
I Loved You Before You Were Born
A Love Letter from Grandma: A loving grandmother eagerly awaits the arrival of her first grandchild—dreaming of the baby's soft sighs, sweet smells, and tiny toes. Finally, the baby arrives and Grandma is ready with a very special message: Even before you were born, I was your grandma and I loved you. With sturdy board book pages, soft, realistic watercolor illustrations, and lyrical text, I Loved You Before You Were Born is just right for reading on Grandma’s lap.
Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa
It’s an exciting day for Llama Llama; he’s going to visit Gram and Grandpa Llama and spend the night! His first night away from home….and from Mama. But he makes sure to pack everything he needs. And there are so many fun things to do with Gram and Grandpa. It’s not until he gets ready for bed that he realizes that he’s forgotten something important. Fuzzy Llama! Fortunately, Grandpa Llama has a wonderful solution and soon Llama Llama is having sweet dreams.
Nana Loves You More
Grandparents, Celebrity Authors
Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC's The Tonight Show and #1 New York Times bestselling author, is back with a book for grandmothers. NANA loves you more! How much does Nana love you? More than the moon? More than the stars? More than all of the planets by far! One of the most popular entertainers in the world will tell you just how deep a Nana’s love runs.
The Hello, Goodbye Window
Caldecott Medal, Grandparents
This award-winning tale by the author of the classic book The Phantom Tolbooth is a love song to that special relationship between grandparents and grandchild. The kitchen window at Nanna and Poppy's house is, for one little girl, a magic gateway. Everything important happens near it, through it, or beyond it. The world for this little girl will soon grow larger and more complex, but never more enchanting or deeply felt. Her story is both a voyage of discovery and a celebration of the commonplace wonders that define childhood, expressed as a joyful fusion of text with evocative and exuberant art that garnered the highest honor in children's book illustration in 2006.
Tiny, Perfect Things
Nature Lovers, Grandparents
The whole world is a treasure waiting to be found. Open your eyes and see the wonderful things all around. This is the story of a child and a grandfather whose walk around the neighborhood leads to a day of shared wonder as they discover all sorts of tiny, perfect things together. With rhythmic storytelling and detailed and intricate illustrations, this is a book about how childlike curiosity can transform ordinary days into extraordinary adventures.
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