How to Babysit a Grandma

By Jean Reagan; Lee Wildish (Illustrator)
(Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780385753845, 32pp.)

Publication Date: March 25, 2014

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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New York Times bestseller

When you babysit a grandma, if you're lucky . . . it's a sleepover at her house! And with the useful tips found in this book, you're guaranteed to become an expert grandma-sitter in no time. (Be sure to check out the sections on: How to keep a grandma busy; Things to do at the park; Possible places to sleep, and what to do once you're both snugly tucked in for the night.) From the author-illustrator team behind the bestselling How to Babysit a Grandpa comes a funny and heartwarming celebration of grandmas and grandchildren.




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.




Praise For How to Babysit a Grandma

Publishers Weekly, January 13, 2014:
"Reagan and Wildish follow their bestselling How to Babysit a Grandpa with another sly how-to that guides readers through the finer points of babysitting one's grandparent... Wildish's cheery digital illustrations smooth over any potential moments of anxiety with lots of soft smiles and evidence of the close bond between this grandmother and granddaughter."

School Library Journal, February 2014:
"Any grown-up who has calmly been the object of a child’s flights of fancy will chuckle at the scenarios, as Grandma, never mugging or rolling her eyes, participates fully and patiently in all of her granddaughter’s ideas...The charm of its premise and the clear bond between the generations will have kids and grandparents giggling together."

Kirkus Reviews, April 1, 2014:
"Reagan and Wildish create a humorous follow-up how-to tale in this companion to How to Babysit a Grandpa (2012)...This silly take on role reversal will have preschoolers and early-elementary children plotting their own babysitting jobs."


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