Review! I Love My Grandma by Giles Andreae

grandmaI Love My Grandma
Written by Giles Andreae
Illustrated by Emma Dodd
32 pages – ages 3+
Published by Disney-Hyperion on December 6, 2016

Synopsis- Grandmas are great. After all, they’re like moms, but with more time for you! You can do a lot of things with your grandma, and she will be there for you to teach you about things, and to play with you too! You love your grandma, and she loves you!

What I Thought- This is a really cute book celebrating the relationship between a grandmother and her grandchild. I really like how Andreae kept the book simple, with rhyme that is great for family to read together. The book itself is large, which also lends itself to being a read-aloud book. Dodd’s illustrations are a perfect match with the artwork spilling over the two-page inside spread.

The illustrations add to the warmth of the story. It’s nice that the grandma and child are pictured doing a wide variety of things from baking to playing pirates. This would be a nice Mother’s day gift for a grandmother. This is a part of a series involving the child with titles such as “I Love My Mommy”, “I Love My Daddy”, etc.

I give this book five out of five bookworms!fivebooks

Categories: Age 1-5

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6 replies

  1. How sweet. A nice idea for a book. I sure do love my grandchildren and enjoy every minute with them. I think they love me too!

  2. Grandmas are the best, no doubt about it! I wonder if the series will do “I Love MY Aunt.” I can’t say I have ever seen such a book. Good job, Erik.

  3. This looks adorable and since I’m going to be a first-time grandma in about 6 months, I’ll be all over this one! 😀

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