How to Babysit a Grandpa (Library Binding)

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By Jean Reagan, Lee Wildish (Illustrator)
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“What do you enjoy doing with your grandpa? Reagan asked this question to many kids and adults, and the result of her research is this delightful new picture book filled with many helpful hints. Are you wondering what games to play with your grandpa? Build a pirate cave! Need a good snack? Cookies topped with ice cream, and anything dipped in ketchup, of course! Wildish's exuberant illustrations are the perfect complement to Reagan's playful prose. Charming!”
— Megan Kennedy, Hooray for Books!, Alexandria, VA

Description


A New York Times bestselling HOW TO picture book that celebrates the connection between grandpas and grandchildren and makes for perfect Father's Day reading and gifting

A New York Times bestselling picture book--from the creators of the hilarious HOW TO... series--about a child spending time with his grandpa. Written in a how-to style, the narrator gives important tips for "babysitting" a grandpa, including what to eat for snack (anything dipped in ketchup, ice cream topped with cookies, cookies topped with ice cream) what to do on a walk (find lizards and dandelion puffs, be on the lookout for puddles and sprinklers), and how to play with a grandpa (build a pirate cave, put on a scary play).

Filled with humor, energy, and warmth, this is a great gift for or from a grandparent, and perfect for lap reading when Grandpa comes to visit

Praise for the HOW TO . . . series:

"A silly take on role reversal." -Kirkus Reviews (How to Babysit a Grandma)

"Laugh-out-loud funny. . ." -Kirkus Reviews (How to Raise a Mom)

." . . laugh-out-loud scenes and funny hidden details." -Kirkus Reviews (How to Babysit a Grandpa)

"Touches of humor in each of the digitally rendered illustrations." -Kirkus Reviews (How to Surprise a Dad)

The fun doesn't stop Check out more HOW TO... picture books:

How to babysit a Grandma
How to Catch a Santa
How to Get Your Teacher Ready
How to Raise a Mom
How to Surprise a Dad

About the Author


JEAN REAGAN was born in Alabama but spent most of her childhood in Japan. She now lives in Salt Lake City, UT, with her husband. To learn more about Jean and her work, please visit jeanreagan.com and jeanreaganbooks.com. LEE WILDISH has illustrated a number of children's books, including Twosomes by Marilyn Singer. To learn more about Lee and his work, visit wildishillustration.com. Together, Jean and Lee are the creators of the New York Times bestselling HOW TO... series, including How to Babysit a Grandpa, How to Babysit a Grandma, and How to Surprise a Dad.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780375967139
ISBN-10: 0375967133
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 10th, 2012
Pages: 32
Language: English