Wild Girl And Gran by Nan GregoryWild Girl And Gran by Nan Gregory

Wild Girl And Gran

byNan Gregory, Ron Lightburn

Paperback | November 24, 2006

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I am a princess in the castle keep.

I am a pirate on the high seas.

I am a cowboy on the lone prairie.

I am a wild girl, alone in my stouthearted tree.

So begins the story of Wild Girl & Gran - a young girl and her grandmother who become companions in imagination, schemers in adventure and free-spirited in friendship. Together they create a whimsical world that is beautifully charmed and safe.

But a shadow falls over this special place when Gran falls ill and leaves the world. Wild Girl does not feel safe or adventurous anymore. One spring day, Wild Girl's mother begins to tell stories about Gran. Wild Girl sees how, together, their love for Gran, and each other, will survive.

Wild Girl & Gran is the hauntingly beautiful tale of how imagination renews the human spirit and how love passes across generations, from mother to daughter, to calm a wild girl's heart and make her adventurous again.

Nan Gregory's previous children's picture books include the international best-seller How Smudge Came and the critically acclaimed Wild Girl and Gran. Nan Gregory is a professional storyteller and has performed in schools, libraries, hospitals, parks and theatres, at conferences and festivals, and from the back of a horse-drawn sleigh....
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Title:Wild Girl And GranFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 8 × 0.12 inPublished:November 24, 2006Publisher:Red Deer PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0889953643

ISBN - 13:9780889953642

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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"Outstanding . . . distinguished by Gregory's nuanced, resonant storytelling and depth of feeling. Ron Lightburn_s mise en schne paintings richly illuminate the text." -- Quill & Quire, Starred Review "From the duo responsible for the picture book How Smudge Came and Wild Girl & Gran offers the same sensitivity, high-level text and illustrations, and relevant, important subject matter." -- Globe & Mail