Shortly after Sarah's first birthday, her grandmother married Abe, and Sarah got a grandfather. From the beginning the two loved each other and shared many special times together. But then, when Sarah was nine, Grandpa Abe died. "The quiet, realistic story is filled with details of everyday life....An effective and warm story about the best kind of sympathy, 'Grandpa Abe' celebrates the special connection between a child and grandparent."Horn Book.
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About the Author
Marisabina Russo's warm, distinctive picture books usually mirror everyday scenarios from her own family's life. The Big Brown Box was inspired by her three children's tendency to entertain themselves—and each other—with common household objects (which included many a cardboard box).
Ms. Russo has written and illustrated many picture books for children, and has illustrated several by other authors. She and her husband and children live in Westchester County, New York.