Gracie's Gift

Gracie's Gift

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by Andrea Trosclair
     
 
Gracie awakens the morning of her birthday party excited and ready to celebrate! Her excitement quickly turns to frustration as she notices a "bow" sitting beside her beautiful party dress. Why must she always have these BOWS in her hair? Why does her mommy INSIST on them? As the story unfolds, Gracie's mother explains that you don't see presents wrapped without BOWS.

Overview

Gracie awakens the morning of her birthday party excited and ready to celebrate! Her excitement quickly turns to frustration as she notices a "bow" sitting beside her beautiful party dress. Why must she always have these BOWS in her hair? Why does her mommy INSIST on them? As the story unfolds, Gracie's mother explains that you don't see presents wrapped without BOWS. Do you? Relating to her precious child as her own "gift"- She celebrates her blessing from God by placing a bow in the hair of her sweet child each day. As Gracie realizes that these special bows are not to annoy her, but to celebrate her mother's love & affection for her- she proudly wears them for all to see!!

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From the Publisher
My ten-year-old granddaughter read Gracie’s Gift, by Andrea Tosclair, to her sister who will celebrate her sixth birthday next month. She loves for her mother to deocrate her hair before she goes off to school so I knew this would be a book she would love to own…Gracie awakens the morning of her birthday party excited and ready to celebrate! Her excitement quickly turns to frustration as she notices a “bow” sitting beside her beautiful party dress. Why must she always have these BOWS in her hair? Why does her mommy INSIST on them? Written in rhyme form, Gracie learns that her mother places a bow in her hair each day to celebrate her as a special gift from God. Gracie, in turn, celebrates their special bond by happily wearing a bow in her hair as a special gift to her mother. View more illustrations at TosclairTales.com. Gracie’s Gift is available on Amazon.com - A portion of the proceeds is donated to Multiple Sclerosis Association.

-Nana's Corner

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780983836704
Publisher:
Pick Tales, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/15/2011
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
3 Months to 10 Years

Meet the Author

Andrea Eskine Trosclair has lived in or around Baton Rouge, Louisiana, her entire life. She is a registered nurse, which she immensely enjoyed before being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2005. The inspiration for this book is Andrea's two daughters-her gifts- which she celebrates and for which she gives thanks. Using bows to symbolize what gifts our daughters are, this delightful book debut showcases the deep love between a mother and daughter. Gracie's Gift is the first of several books in the works for this new, heartwarming author.

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Gracie's Gift 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book!  Such a wonderful story.  It's my go to present for anyone having a baby girl!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was a perfect first birthday present for my little "bow girl." Reading it brought tears to my eyes.