My Little Grandmother Often Forgets

By Reeve Lindbergh; Kathryn Brown (Illustrator)
(Candlewick, Hardcover, 9780763619893, 32pp.)

Publication Date: March 13, 2007

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Description

A child’s love for a grandmother with memory loss shines through in this deeply personal and lyrical tale from author Reeve Lindbergh.

Sometimes Tom’s grandmother forgets the way home from the market, or that Tom’s name is Tom and not Roy. But Tom doesn’t mind. He loves to help his grandmother and just spend time with her. The special bond between a beloved grandmother affected by memory loss and her devoted grandson is described in Reeve Lindbergh’s most personal book for children, one that is based on her own and her son’s relationship with her mother in the last years of her life. Kathryn Brown’s watercolor illustrations tenderly capture the unique characters — and the love that is universal.




About the Author

Reeve Lindbergh, the daughter of Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, has written many children’s books, including MY HIPPIE GRANDMOTHER, ON MORNING WINGS, and NOBODY OWNS THE SKY, as well as several memoirs for adults. She lives in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom.

Kathryn Brown has illustrated numerous books for children, including TOUGH BORIS by Mem Fox, WHEN MOON FELL DOWN by Linda Smith, and MAMA LOVES by Rebecca Kai Dotlich. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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