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How to Babysit a Grandpa

How to Babysit a Grandpa

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Celebrate the special bond between grandpas and grandchildren in this delightful New York Times bestseller that puts the kids in charge! The perfect gift for Father's Day, Grandparent's Day, and any day shared with Grandpa!

Here's everything a kid needs to know to spend a fun-filled day with grandpa! Written in a how-to style, the narrator gives important tips for babysitting a grandpa, including what to eat for snack (anything dipped in ketchup, ice cream topped with cookies, cookies topped with ice cream) what to do on a walk (find lizards and dandelion puffs, be on the lookout for puddles and sprinklers), and how to play with a grandpa (build a pirate cave, put on a scary play).

From the author-illustrator team behind the New York Times bestselling HOW TO... books comes a funny and heartwarming celebration of grandpas and all that they do! This is a great gift for or from a grandparent, and perfect for lap reading when Grandpa comes to visit!

The fun doesn't stop! Check out more HOW TO... picture books:

How to Babysit a Grandma
How to Catch a Santa
How to Get Your Teacher Ready
How to Raise a Mom
How to Surprise a Dad
How to Read to a Grandma or Grandpa


Author: Jean Reagan
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Published: 04/10/2012
Pages: 32
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.80lbs
Size: 11.10h x 8.60w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9780375867132
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 2.4
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 151000 / How to Babysit a Grandpa

Award: Texas 2x2 Reading List - Recommended
Award: Alabama Camellia Award - Winner

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 02/15/2012
School Library Journal 03/01/2012 pg. 133
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 05/01/2012
Booklist 04/15/2012 pg. 70
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2012 pg. 39 - Recommended, Satisfactory

About the Author
JEAN REAGAN was born in Alabama but spent most of her childhood in Japan. She now lives in Salt Lake City, UT, with her husband. To learn more about Jean and her work, please visit jeanreagan.com and jeanreaganbooks.com.

LEE WILDISH has illustrated a number of children's books, including Twosomes by Marilyn Singer. To learn more about Lee and his work, visit wildishillustration.com.

Together, Jean and Lee are the creators of the New York Times bestselling HOW TO... series, including How to Babysit a Grandpa, How to Babysit a Grandma, and How to Surprise a Dad.
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