My Grandmother Showed Me the Stars

My Grandmother Showed Me the Stars

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by Becky Kelly
     
 

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My grandmother showed me that wisdom comes with age, but that a joyful heart is forever young. —My Grandmother Showed Me the Stars

* No one captures the essence of cherished family bonds like renowned artist Becky Kelly.

In My Grandmother Showed Me the Stars, award-winning watercolor artist Becky Kelly celebrates the special bond between

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My grandmother showed me that wisdom comes with age, but that a joyful heart is forever young. —My Grandmother Showed Me the Stars

* No one captures the essence of cherished family bonds like renowned artist Becky Kelly.

In My Grandmother Showed Me the Stars, award-winning watercolor artist Becky Kelly celebrates the special bond between grandmothers and grandchildren. Her ethereal illustrations combine with heartfelt words of appreciation for Grandmother's humor, kindness, and wisdom. Our parents may give us the sun and the moon, but it's our grandmothers who show us the stars—and no star shines brighter than a grandmother. My Grandmother Showed Me the Stars is a beautiful, all-occasion gift for grandmothers everywhere.

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Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
In this paean to grandmothers, a young girl recounts what she learned from her grandmother. "When I first held my grandmother's hand. I learned that love does not come from one source alone." Together they share quality time, and from her grandmother she learns trust, tenderness, and wisdom. As the young girl grows older she still loves the time spent with her grandmother—they play hearts, take walks and enjoy quiet time together reading stories, laughing, and listening to grandmother tell about her own childhood. The illustrations are soft pastel colors and have a real sweetness to them. The book will have as much appeal to grandmothers as their grandchildren—particularly girls. It is also the perfect book for a daughter to give her mother to announce the upcoming arrival of a grandchild or to celebrate the experiences shared or to be shared with a grandchild.

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ISBN-13:
9780740763700
Publisher:
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Publication date:
02/01/2007
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 5.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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