Wednesday, January 8, 2020

"Grandma's Girl - All the Things I Wish for You!" - a bookwrap










Unwrapping 





Grandma's Girl 

Authored by Susanna Leonard Hill
Illustrated by Laura Bobbiesi


Back Cover


With All my heart, I wish for you...

There are so many marvellous things a girl will experience and become in life, and Grandma understands it all - because she's been there once too.  This little book of love brings generations together and celebrates that special bond only grandmas and granddaughters share.  (Final book will include stationary in the back for a special letter from  Grandma to you!) 



* Age Range:  4-7
* Grade Level:  1-3
* Hardcover:  40 pages
* Publisher:  Sourcebooks Wonderland 
* Pub. Date:  April 7, 2020
* Language:  English



Unwrapping Some Gorgeous Illustrations for You to Enjoy
























The Book 




This heartwarming story is written in rhyme and love flows through every page. Diverse Grandma's portray the special bond that they have with their precious little granddaughters.  

"Of all the most marvelous things in this world

There are few that can truly compare

To the heartwarming, special, unbreakable bond

That a grandma and granddaughter share."



The text and illustrations immerse you in activities that the duo share as they spend quality time together.  You see them in the garden, enjoying family photos, chatting over an ice cream sundae, splashing in the rain, and a grandma tucking her beloved offspring into bed at night and sealing it with a kiss, just to name a few.  

Grandma has always been there every step of the her little granddaughter's life watching her grow and teaching her  life lessons as she does.  You see Grandma understands how that maturing process works because she's been there before herself and now she can pass her incredible wisdom on to her sweet granddaughter.  

This lovely, heartfelt picture book highlights the unconditional love that a grandma has for her special granddaughter.

"You will change and you'll grow - and how far you will go-
in this wide open, wonder-filled world.
And I'll be here for you with a love deep and true,
because YOU are your grandma's best girl."

"Grandma's Girl" is highly recommended by Storywraps. 




Storywraps Rating - 5 +++HUGS!!!!!






Meet the Author








Susanna is the New York Times Bestselling Author of MOON'S FIRST FRIENDS: ONE GIANT LEAP FOR FRIENDSHIP, and the award winning author of over 20 more books for children, including PUNXSUTAWNEY PHYLLIS, CAN'T SLEEP WITHOUT SHEEP, and the popular WHEN YOUR LION NEEDS A BATH series. Her books have been translated into French, Dutch, German, Japanese, and Chinese. Susanna lives in New York's Mid-Hudson Valley with her children and two rescue dogs. She loves chocolate, animals, and being outdoors. There are lots of activities to go along with her books at http://susannahill.com/for-teachers-and-parents/classroom-guides/ and http://susannahill.com/for-teachers-and-parents/coloring-pages-activities/







About the Illustrator







Laura Bobbiesi currently lives in Texas with a kitty who thinks it’s a dog, a wandering hermit crab, and two imaginative children who supply her with endless inspiration.  

She has an exhaustive collection of Calvin and Hobbes books that she reads over and over again and can be found late at night watching old Mickey Mouse cartoons, even after the kids have gone to bed.







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1 comment:

Susanna Leonard Hill said...

Hi Marilyn! I just happened upon your lovely review of Grandma's Girl, and I wanted to thank you. I'm so glad you enjoyed the book, and I so appreciate you sharing it with your readers! Many, many thanks!