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Oct 04, 1994
| ISBN 9780887763359
| 6-9 years
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Oct 04, 1994 | ISBN 9780887763359 | 6-9 years
The grandma of this story is different. Not many grandmas teach their granddaughters how to play poker, or take train rides across the country, bathing in fresh orange juice. But this grandma is also not so different. Together grandma and granddaughter go to the movies, drink tea at a Chinese food restaurant, and see a vaudeville show that stars a beer-drinking hippo. Everyday they have lunch together, and grandma tells the story of her life. This is an off-beat, heartwarming tale narrated by a little girl whose grandmother is her best friend.
Dayal Kaur Khalsa both wrote and illustrated picture books that celebrate the joys in life: the love between grandparents and grandchildren, the togetherness of a family holiday, the ingenuity of a girl who wants a dog, the thrill of discovering… More about Dayal Kaur Khalsa
“This is a beautiful book, filled with charm and wit and wisdom…such a fine and loving sense of detail, such mastery of storytelling.”–New York Times Book Review
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