Grandma and Me

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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.43
Publisher
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Publish Date
Pages
24
Dimensions
6.93 X 6.85 X 0.63 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Board Books
EAN/UPC
9781728242439

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About the Author

Poet and author Carole Boston Weatherford earned a BA from American University, an MA from the University of Baltimore, and an MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has written more than 40 books and has earned many awards including the NAACP Image Award, a Coretta Scott King Award, and a Caldecott. She often writes about African American history, families and traditions, and jazz. Weatherford is the winner of a Ragan-Rubin Award for Literary Achievement from the North Carolina English Teachers Association and the North Carolina Award for Literature. She lives in North Carolina and teaches at Fayetteville State University.

Ashleigh Corrin is an award-winning children's book illustrator. Her debut, Layla's Happiness written by Mariahdessa Ekere Tallie, received the 2020 Ezra Jack Keats Illustrator Award, as well as the Writer Honor. She also illustrated The River Is My Ocean by Rio Cortez. Her appreciation for philanthropic work and acts of service shaped her dream of creating art to uplift and inspire youth and the young at heart. Ashleigh lives in Virginia with her daughter and husband. More of her work can be viewed at AshleighCorrin.com or on Instagram @Ashleigh_Corrin.

Reviews

"Sweet, softly textured illustrations warmly depict Black grandmas playing, singing, and snuggling with their darling grandchildren on every page of this cozy board book" -- Booklist
"Snuggles and smiles abound... A joy-filled celebration of grandparents for babies and toddlers" -- Publishers Weekly