The Little Big Book for Grandmothers

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Overview

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 ...
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Overview

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

A collection of traditional tales, nursery rhymes, songs, literary excerpts, poems, finger games, recipes and more.

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Editorial Reviews

From Barnes & Noble
In the rousing tradition of The Little Big Book for Moms and The Little Big Book for Dads, editor Lena Tabori offers an anthology certain to lift the spirit and spark the memory of any granny. This charming collection includes fairy tales, poems, nursery rhymes, stories, songs, words of wisdom, activities, finger games, and recipes.
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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599620688
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Publication date: 3/10/2009
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 76,978
  • Product dimensions: 6.88 (w) x 6.76 (h) x 1.65 (d)

Meet the Author

ALICE WONG is a project director at Welcome Books. She has produced or edited numerous titles, including The Little Big Book for Moms and The Little Big Book for Grandmothers. She has three daughters, and lives in New York City.

LENA TABORI is the publisher of Welcome Books. In her long and storied career in illustrated book publishing she has conceived and edited numerous title, including Love: A Celebration in Art and Literature, and various titles in The Little Big Book series, including The Little Big Book for Moms.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2013

    Perfect for grandmothers of little children

    I gave this as a gift, and the recipient loved it. She has 2 small grandchildren and can't wait to try the recipes, read the stories and sing the songs. Some of the stories are a little scary for very young children, but could be read when they are older.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2010

    Fun and Nastolgic.

    I absolutely LOVED this book. I bought it for a relative and now want one for myself. It brings back so many childhood moments that inspire any Grandma to re-live for her grandchildren. The photos are BEAUTIFUL! The content is giddishly FUN!

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  • Posted May 6, 2010

    Great resource for Grandparents when the children are visiting.

    I bought this as a gift for my sister who has just added her fourth grandchild. She loved it. I wish this had been written when my grandchildren were little. It is chock full of things like games, songs, crafts and even recipes to entertain and amuse the young child in your life. Many are things we remember from our own childhood and happy to pass on to the next generation. My sister and I would recommend this to all grandparents (including grandfathers) to keep with their treasures to be shared with the children.

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  • Posted December 2, 2009

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    Makes a great gift

    I received this book as a gift shortly after the birth of my grandson and truly love it. It is filled with nostalgic illustrations, stories and nursery rhymes that were read to me when I was small, as well as games, recipes, etc. When a lifelong friend lost her mother recently, instead of flowers I sent her a copy of this book in honor of her two small grandchildren. She loves it and so do I! A treasure!

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  • Posted June 21, 2009

    Nostalgia and Simple Values. Beautiful illustrations.

    Love the format of this book which is fully dependent on the lovely old fashioned illustrations. Brings you back to the "good old days" when simple things meant more.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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