Our Granny by Margaret WildOur Granny by Margaret Wild

Our Granny

byMargaret Wild

Paperback | March 1, 1998

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"From the intimacy of one family to the rich diversity of all kinds of people, this exuberant picture book celebrates grandmothers, and it does so without earnest messages or reverential role models . . . Grannies can be glamorous, cuddly, vain, or outrageous. . . . This is what family values is all about." -- Booklist, starred review
Margaret Wild was born in South Africa and moved to Australia in 1972. She has been a journalist on newspapers and magazines, and worked as a book editor in children's publishing for sixteen years. She eventually quit to write fulltime. Wild has written more than 40 books for children. Some titles include The House of Narcissus, Jenny ...
Title:Our GrannyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.92 × 10 × 0.1 inPublished:March 1, 1998Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Company

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395883954

ISBN - 13:9780395883952

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


From Our Editors

Two children compare their granny with others. Some grannies have thin legs, fat knees, crinkly eyes, or big soft laps. Their granny has a wobbly bottom and wears an old red sweater that was grandpa's. She has a style all her own--and to the children who love her, this granny is perfect. Full of warmth and good humor. Full color.

Editorial Reviews

"Slim or overflowing, Vivas's grannies are all delectably comical and rendered with a keen eye, a matchless sense of design, and a generous affection for all humanity."