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How to Read to a Grandma or Grandpa

How to Read to a Grandma or Grandpa

Illustrated by Lee Wildish


How to Read to a Grandma or Grandpa

About the Book

From the creators of the New York Times bestsellers How to Babysit a Grandma and How to Babysit a Grandpa comes a fun and exciting way to share the joy of reading with grandparents.

Now that you know how to babysit your grandma and grandpa, it's time to teach them how to read with you! In this hilarious new addition to Jean Reagan and Lee Wildish's bestselling How to... series, the kids are in charge! Kids can show their grandparents how to choose a great book, find the perfect spot to read together, and use their best reading-out-loud voices. Even after the book is done, there are lots of activities that kids and their grandparents can do together!

Filled with charming role-reversal humor, creative ideas, and heartwarming moments, this ode to shared storytime is sure to delight kids, parents, and grandparents everywhere.

Product Details

On sale: July 7, 2020
Age: 4-8 years
Grade: Grades 6-8
Page count: 32 Pages
ISBN: 9781524701932
Reading level: Lexile: AD510L | Fountas/Pinnell: K

Author Bio

JEAN REAGAN was born in Alabama but spent most of her childhood in Japan. She now lives in Salt Lake City with her husband. In the summers, they serve as backcountry volunteers in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. To learn more about Jean and her work, please visit JeanReagan.com.

LEE WILDISH has illustrated a number of children's books, including the How to... series by Jean Reagan. To learn more about Lee and his work, please visit WildishIllustration.com.


Praise for How to Read to a Grandma or Grandpa:

The tone remains informative throughout. . . . Optimal for children who need a little extra prompting to connect with their grandparents (or vice versa).” —Publishers Weekly

Wise and sometimes a bit wacky literary advice for the intergenerational family.” —Kirkus Reviews

Praise for the How To series:

"The charm of its premise and the clear bond between the generations will have kids and grandparents giggling together." —School Library Journal

"This silly take on role reversal will have preschoolers and early-elementary children plotting their own babysitting jobs." —Kirkus Reviews
Belongs on the shelf of every kid who loves a grandparent.” —The Salt Lake Tribune 

"A sly how-to that guides readers through the finer points of babysitting one's grandparent. . . . Cheery digital illustrations smooth over any potential moments of anxiety with lots of soft smiles and evidence of the close bond between this grandmother and granddaughter.Publishers Weekly