Sleepover at Gramma's House by Barbara Joosse

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Going to Gramma?s takes plenty of preparation. Granddaughter packs her overnighty trunk and says goodbye to Mom, Dad, little fish and baby in the bed. She can?t wait to see her silly millie gramma! Together at last, the two spend a day full of dancing, painting each other and partying with a razzle and a dazzle before, finally, resting together in a ricky rocky swing. What a day!

Barbara Joosse?s spirited text combined with Jan Jutte?s lively illustrations create this delightful story. Full of engaging, bouncy language that zips right along, this is an original picture book that captures the loving relationship between a young-hearted gramma and her enthusiastic granddaughter.

 

About Barbara Joosse

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Barbara Joosse (www.barbarajoosse.com) lives in Wisconsin.Jan Jutte (www.janjutte.nl) lives in the Netherlands.
 
Published May 13, 2010 by Philomel. 40 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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We love each other so,” is punctuated by the rollicking activities that she and her “Gramma silly / silly millie silly millie” do together—a tea party, painting, a bath, dancing, watching a storm from the porch swing and falling “asleep / …inside a hug.” Joosse may have captured the breathless ex...

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Joosse narrates the granddaughter’s arrival in first-person, stream-of-consciousness chatter: “I’m flipping off my shoesies and I’m rolling down my socksies and I’m sighing and I’m singing and I’m...

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