From the creators of the New York Times bestsellers How to Babysit a Grandma and How to Babysit a Grandpa comes a fun and exciting way to share the joy of reading with grandparents.
Now that you know how to babysit your grandma and grandpa, it's time to teach them how to read with you! In this hilarious new addition to Jean Reagan and Lee Wildish's bestselling How to... series, the kids are in charge! Kids can show their grandparents how to choose a great book, find the perfect spot to read together, and use their best reading-out-loud voices. Even after the book is done, there are lots of activities that kids and their grandparents can do together!
Filled with charming role-reversal humor, creative ideas, and heartwarming moments, this ode to shared storytime is sure to delight kids, parents, and grandparents everywhere.
About the Author
JEAN REAGAN was born in Alabama but spent most of her childhood in Japan. She now lives in Salt Lake City with her husband. In the summers, they serve as backcountry volunteers in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. To learn more about Jean and her work, please visit JeanReagan.com.
LEE WILDISH has illustrated a number of children's books, including the How to... series by Jean Reagan. To learn more about Lee and his work, please visit WildishIllustration.com.
Praise for How to Read to a Grandma or Grandpa:
“The tone remains informative throughout. . . . Optimal for children who need a little extra prompting to connect with their grandparents (or vice versa).” —Publishers Weekly
“Wise and sometimes a bit wacky literary advice for the intergenerational family.” —Kirkus Reviews
Praise for the How To series:
"The charm of its premise and the clear bond between the generations will have kids and grandparents giggling together."—School Library Journal "This silly take on role reversal will have preschoolers and early-elementary children plotting their own babysitting jobs." —Kirkus Reviews
“Belongs on the shelf of every kid who loves a grandparent.” —The Salt Lake Tribune
"A sly how-to that guides readers through the finer points of babysitting one's grandparent. . . . Cheery digital illustrations smooth over any potential moments of anxiety with lots of soft smiles and evidence of the close bond between this grandmother and granddaughter." —Publishers Weekly
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New Hope for American Art
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
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William Langson Lathrop
William F. Taylor
M. Elizabeth Price
S. George Phillips
Rae Sloan Bredin
Charles F. Ramsey
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