I've Never Met My Grandpa
By Shannon Zigmund
Illustrated by Mackinzie Rekers
* Reading Age: 3-7 years
* Grade Level: 1-2
* Length: 32 pages
* Publisher: Kind World Publishing
* Pub. Date: August 30, 2022
* ISBN-10: 1638940142
* ISBN-13: 978-1638940142
* Language: English
This story was both entertaining and educational, which can be a tricky balance to maintain in a children’s book, and I will be suggesting it to teachers whenever possible. Incorporating difficult to navigate topics such as this into children's picture books is a tried and true way to teach an important life skill in a way that is fun. This would be an amazing addition for classroom libraries, counseling offices and more.
-- Daniele K., Educator ― NetGalley
The Back Cover
How can you know someone you’ve never met?
A curious little girl has big questions about her grandfather, who died before she was born. Her family tells her all about him: he was kind and brave, and he liked jokes and parties and tennis. As she pieces together the stories, she realizes that she does know her grandpa after all.
Unwrapping Some Illustrations
Storywraps Rating - 5 HUGS!
Meet the Author
Shannon Zigmund has worked behind the scenes of book creation for 15 years. After being inspired by her two children, she finally decided to write a picture book of her own. I’ve Never Met My Grandpa is near and dear to her heart as neither of her children had the chance to meet their grandfathers. Shannon grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin but now resides in the Twin Cities with her family.
About the Illustrator
Mackinzie is an illustrator living in Iowa with her husband Corey, three rambunctious kiddos and one bonkers puppy. When she’s not drawing she can be found reading, traveling, or reading about traveling. You can visit her at www.mackinzierekers.com
*Blog Link: www.babybookworms.blogspot.ca
I put hours of work finding the best kid's books to review for you each day. If you enjoy visiting Storywraps and would like to donate something for my time and effort I would greatly appreciate it.
Go to the top of my blog at the right hand corner (below my photo) and please donate what you feel lead to give. The amount you donate and the frequency you donate is totally up to you.
I also have added a new button... http:/ko-fi.com/storywraps Simply buy me a cup of coffee if you would rather.
That would be fun. Coffee and blogging go together like two peas in a pod as I'm always brewing up something here on Storywraps.
I thank you in advance for your support. I adore what I do and would appreciate any amount that you may give so that I can make our Storywraps’ community more thriving and exciting. Thanks a million! Remember that books bind us together.
Read on...Read Always!
It's a wrap!