Publication Date: 5/1/1993
Page Count: 40
Size: 10″ x 8-1/2″
Age Range: 4 – 8
F&P: GRL M, Gr 2, Genre RF
Themes: Grandparents, Mistakes, Secrets
“With plenty of tension and with characters that are true to life, this yarn celebrates an intergenerational love that is guaranteed to captivate an audience.” ―Booklist
“Raine’s textured, old-fashioned oil paintings winningly depict that wide range of four-year-old emotion—glee, frustration, pride, fear—while also capturing an abundance of grandmotherly affection.”―Publishers Weekly
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Meet the Author
Jay O’Callahan tours the world, performing at festivals and in theaters. His stories have been heard on National Public Radio, The Voice of America, and Mister Roger’s Neighborhood. Audio recordings of his stories have won a number of awards, including the ALA Carnegie Award, the Indie Award, the National Educational Film Festival Award, and the Parents’ Choice Award, which he has received four times. O’Callahan lives in Massachusetts. You can visit his website here.
Meet the Illustrator
Patricia Raine is a regular illustrator for The Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report (where she was a weekly political caricaturist), Raine has earned honors from the Society of Illustrators and the Illustrator’s Club, as well as from a number of print organizations. She lives near Washington, D.C.