Grandma's Purse

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
January 09, 2018
Pages
32
Dimensions
11.1 X 0.5 X 9.1 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781524714314

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About the Author

Vanessa Brantley-Newton is a self-taught illustrator, doll maker, and crafter who studied fashion illustration at FIT and children's book illustration at the School of Visual Arts in New York. She is the author and illustrator of Let Freedom Sing and Don't Let Auntie Mabel Bless the Table and has illustrated numerous children's books including Sewing Stories by Barbara Herkert, Mary Had A Little Glam by Tammi Sauer, One Love and Every Little Thing, words by Bob & Cedella Marley, and Presenting Tallulah by Tori Spelling. Vanessa currently makes her nest in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband, daughter, and a very rambunctious cat named Stripes. Learn more about Vanessa and her artwork at VanessaBrantleyNewton.com and on Facebook.

Reviews

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"Brims with adorable small stuff to look at. No illustrator does clothes, decor, and style better than Brantley-Newton."--the New York Times

"Brantley-Newton creates a whimsical interplay of patterns, rich color, and her trademark lively expressions--a beautiful visual mΓ©lange. The magic of grandparents is undeniable, and this book is an excellent treat for grandkids to share with their own grandmas and grandpas, or the other way around."--Kirkus

"Brantley-Newton's vividly colorful images paint the happiness the little girl feels in her grandmother's presence. A strong intergenerational choice for any picture book collection."--SLJ

"An exuberant melange of brightly colored, cheerful images, perfectly matched to the cheerful tone of the intergenerational story."--Booklist

"A heartfelt homage to brown girls and their wonder-inducing grandmothers."--Horn Book