The Little Big Book for Grandmothers

The Little Big Book for Grandmothers

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by Lena Tabori
     
 

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To celebrate more than 250,000 copies sold, The Little Big Book for Grandmothers is back in an updated edition with a revised foreword, new jacket design, new endpapers, and a new ISBN. This is a charming book filled with fairy tales, poetry, nursery rhymes, song, stories, words of wisdom, activities, and recipes that are sure to enchant and delight. The

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To celebrate more than 250,000 copies sold, The Little Big Book for Grandmothers is back in an updated edition with a revised foreword, new jacket design, new endpapers, and a new ISBN. This is a charming book filled with fairy tales, poetry, nursery rhymes, song, stories, words of wisdom, activities, and recipes that are sure to enchant and delight. The Little Big Book for Grandmothers is brimming with many of the classic and favorite things grandmothers grew up with, and illustrated with charming vintage art she is sure to adore from artists such as Jessie Wilcox Smith and Kate Greenaway.
This packed anthology includes:
-18 fairy tales such as The Little Mermaid, Thumbkin, Snow White and Rose Red, The Fisherman and His Wife, and Rapunzel
-19 poems by e.e. cummings, Robert Frost, Ogden Nash, Shel Silverstein, and others
-13 nursery rhymes including Goosey, Goosey, Gander, and Old Mother Hubbard
-15 songs from "Polly Wolly Doodle" and "Billy Boy" to "Little Red Caboose" and "Baby Beluga"
-26 finger games and old-fashioned games such as Grandma's glasses and Tiddlywinks
-More than 30 activities from embroidery and making a family quilt, to Little Red Riding Hood Puppet Show and holiday activities
-More than 30 recipes to indulge and nourish from Ice Cream Sundaes and Strawberry Shortcake to Chicken Pot Pie and Momma Bread
Includes 100 full-color illustrations and 150 line illustrations

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
Sending Out the Welcome Wagon Lena Tabori, publisher of Welcome Enterprises, follows up on her earlier success with The Little Big Book for Moms as she reaches out to the older generation in The Little Big Book for Grandmothers, ed. by Tabori with Alice Wong. The weighty volume contains an impressive array of poetry (from Vachel Lindsay to Shel Silverstein), fairy tales, activities and recipes alongside period illustrations by a variety of artists. The Little Big Book of Animals, edited by Tabori with Katrina Fried, gives praise, proverbs and songs as an homage to pets. Each volume features a silk cord as a bookmark. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780941807579
Publisher:
Welcome Enterprises
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Series:
Little Big Book Series
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.92(w) x 6.94(h) x 1.59(d)

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