Perfect for readers of other fun grandparent books like How to Babysit a Grandma/Grandpa and Nana in the City.
A picture book powerhouse with more on the way: Vaness Brantley-Newton’s signature energetic art has grown her status in the children’s book community over the past few years, and her star will continue to rise.
Warm, intergenerational storyline: the story showcases a touching child-grandparent bond.
Gorgeous artwork in Vanessa’s signature style incorporating fabric, handwritten letters, and other found objects give it a timeless quality with a youthful energy.
A diverse family based on Vanessa’s own: Vanessa is commited to creating books for children of color that is not tied to the tragedies of the past that so often define certain communities. This story features two African-American protagonists, but speaks to families of any color.
A marketable author: Vanessa is just as captivating and energetic in person as she is on the page and is perfect for bookstore visits, conferences, book fairs, and other events.
Mother’s day appeal: pubbing in time for the holiday, this will be an annual go-to gift for spunky grandmas everywhere.
A Chicago Public Library Best of the Year selection
"Brims with adorable small stuff to look at. No illustrator does clothes, decor, and style better than Brantley-Newton." —The New York Times
"Brantley-Newton creates a whimsical interplay of patterns, rich color, and her trademark lively expressions--a beautiful visual mélange. The magic of grandparents is undeniable, and this book is an excellent treat for grandkids to share with their own grandmas and grandpas, or the other way around." —Kirkus Reviews
"Brantley-Newton's vividly colorful images paint the happiness the little girl feels in her grandmother's presence. A strong intergenerational choice for any picture book collection."—SLJ
"An exuberant melange of brightly colored, cheerful images, perfectly matched to the cheerful tone of the intergenerational story." —Booklist
"A heartfelt homage to brown girls and their wonder-inducing grandmothers." —Horn Book
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