What Will You Be, Grandma? by Nanette Newman

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What can Lily’s grandma be when she grows up? An artist, someone that makes candy, a doctor, a fairy . . . so many possibilities!

Every child is asked what they would like to be when they grow up, but Lily decides to turn the tables by asking her grandma the same question! What answer will Grandma give? This enchanting book illustrates the touching bond between a grandparent and grandchild.

About Nanette Newman

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Nanette Newman is a well-known actress who has appeared in many films, including The Raging Moon and The Stepford Wives. She is also a successful author who has written many books, including more than thirty children’s books.Emma Chichester Clark studied at the Royal College of Art, where she was taught by Quentin Blake. She has written and illustrated many acclaimed picture books and was short-listed for the Kate Greenaway medal in 1998.
Published August 28, 2012 by Templar. 32 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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Perhaps Grandma could “grow wings and fly around the world…[o]r become an artist and paint rainbows on children’s faces…[or] a gardener and grow flowers that never die,” or even “a fairy with a magic wand who stops rooms from getting messy.” While Newman paces the text with a steady flow of quiet...

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Publishers Weekly

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Assured by her granddaughter Lily that she “still has a long way to go,” Grandma is game to entertain a number of possibilities for her next act.

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Youth Services Book Review

Every idea by Lily is sweetly reaffirmed or added to by grandma in a sequence of imaginative play that will delight young readers and remind them of their own special time spent with grandma.

Oct 21 2012 | Read Full Review of What Will You Be, Grandma?

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