Hooray for Grandma Jo by Thomas McKean

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With zany illustrations by Chris Demarest, here is the slapstick tale of one mixed-up day, when Grandma Jo loses her glasses, brings home an escaped lion she mistakes for her grandson, and ends up capturing a sneaky burglar. Full color.

About Thomas McKean

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He has lived in various parts of the world, including the United States, Europe, and Africa, working mostly as a teacher. He currently lives in New York. Chris L. Demarest received a bachelor of fine arts degree in painting from the University of Massachusetts. Before becoming an author and a children's book illustrator, he was a house painter and contributed illustrations to such publications as the Atlantic Monthly magazine, the Boston Globe, and Reader's Digest. He has contributed to more than 100 titles including Firefighters A to Z, I Invited a Dragon to Dinner, T. Rex at Swan Lake, and the Supertwins series. While researching the United States Coast Guard book, Mayday!Mayday!, he became an official artist for the Coast Guard and got to experience their work in the Persian Gulf.
Published April 12, 1994 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 28 pages
Genres: Children's Books.