My Nana and Me

My Nana and Me


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A joyful story celebrating the love between a granddaughter and her grandmother.

This delightful picture books follows a young girl and her grandmother through a day of tea parties, dancing, hide and seek, pat-a-cake, bath time, story time, and bedtime. At the end of the story the little girl discovers why she is so extra special. Irene Smalls' rhythmic, upbeat text and Cathy Ann Johnson's lush artwork make My Nana and Me the perfect book to share. My Nana and Me is a great opportunity for fabulous hat dress up tea parties, etiquette lessons and a bedtime read aloud.

My Nana and Me is also the perfect book for a child's birthday, Christmas, Kwanzaa, a Grandmother's birthday, family reunions, family celebrations, Mother's Day, Grandparents day and bedtime any day of the year. My Nana and Me is ideal for classrooms and parents too!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781623955847
Publisher: Xist Publishing
Publication date: 07/22/2014
Pages: 28
Sales rank: 458,970
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.08(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Irene Smalls is the beloved author of many children's books, including Jonathan and His Mommy and Kevin and His Dad. Irene is a graduate of Cornell University and has an M.B.A. from New York University. She has three children, Dawn, Kevin Logan, and Jonathan.

Cathy Ann Johnson is a graduate of Columbus College of Arts and Design and the owner and founder of Luv-It Studio, a fine arts studio. She lives with her son, Clinton, in Kansas City, Missouri.

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My Nana and Me 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I don't have much to say, but that I have a 1 year old son who adores his Nana and who also adores this book. At storey time when I ask him to get a book My Nana and Me is what he gets and he usually wants me to read it at least two times before nap or bed time. This is just an all around great book, written content and illustration.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is Beautiful warm picture book representing a strong bond between a grandmother and her granddaughter. The book is perfect for a young child it is an easy read, and the pictures offer a lot of details. There are lots of visual surprises. Sweet Book
Storywraps More than 1 year ago
This book is a charming story about the strong bond of love between a little girl and her beloved Nana. It takes you through a special day they spend together enjoying a tea party, dressing up fancy, playing hide-and-seek, sharing Eskimo kisses sprinkled with words of endearment, plaiting Nana's hair, playing pat-a-cake and much more. They are truly enjoying each other's company so much just lovin' on one another. After a warm bath the little girl basks in cuddle time curled up on Nana's knee. Nana reads story after story to her which delights them both. Then it's time for bed. The two lovebirds snuggle up under the blankets and drift off to sleep to the rhythm of their heartbeats blending together. The amazing illustrations are softly coloured and they augment the strong feeling of the love that flow between the two. The illustrator has included at the beginning of the book a place to insert a picture of the reader's Nana which personalizes the book making it a family treasure. This heartwarming story is a celebration of love between a granddaughter and her grandmother and I highly recommend it.
GratefulGrandma More than 1 year ago
This delightful story follows a little girl and her grandmother through a day filled with tea parties, dancing, hide-and-seek, pat-a-cake, bathtime, storytime, and bedtime. Depending on who the reader or listener is, they will take various things from this story; The love between grandparents and their grandchildren, being raised by grandparents being a normal situation, a sleepover with grandma, how wonderful it is to spend time with your grandparents etc. The story is told in simple language for young children to understand. My only complaint as a teacher is "Nana and Me" on the first page when gramatically it should be "Nana and I". The watercolour illustrations add warmth to the story. The expressions on the faces of both the grandmother and granddaughter are priceless, they are so real. The emotions expressed are easy to see and relate to. What a wonderful story to use as a bedtime story, for grandma and grandchild to share and talk about or to use as a reminder to spend time with your grandparents whenever you can. A great addition to a home, classroom or school library. The publisher generously provided me with a copy of this book via Netgalley.