DescriptionSaturdays are special for Janna. That's when she and Granddaddy spend the whole day together.Walking down the street with Granddaddy is like strolling through a kingdom with a king. He knows everyone and everyone knows him. Best of all, Granddaddy and Janna always head for her favorite place in the world -- Terrell's barbershop. There, Granddaddy and his friends are kings in barber chair thrones, and Janna is a princess, showered with love and attention.One day Granddaddy passes away, and Janna feels she has lost their wonderful kingdom forever. But with great courage and some unexpected help, Janna finds her way back to the happiness of those special Saturdays.Winner of LEE & LOW's New Voices Award, Janna and the Kings is a moving story of love and rediscovery, and a celebration of the enduring bond between grandchild and grandparent.
Lee & Low Books
April 01, 2013
8.42 X 0.34 X 10.9 inches | 0.9 pounds
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About the Author
Aaron Boyd is the illustrator of 25 children's books including Luigi and the Barefoot Races, Babu's Song, Daddy Goes to Work, and the Panda Goes to School series. His pop-up Storybook Year won a Clio Top 4 award and was inducted into the Smithsonian Rare Books collection. He has also received Children's Africana Book, Choices Sports, Notable Children's Book, and Hermes Creative awards, and his advertising graphics have received Addy Gold and Graphis awards.