Our Granny (Paperback)

By Julie Vivas (Illustrator), Margaret Wild

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780395883952, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 30, 1998

List Price: 7.99*
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Two children compare their granny with others. Some grannies have thin legs, fat knees, crinkly eyes, or big soft laps. Their granny has a wobbly bottom and wears an old red sweater that was grandpa's. She has a style all her own--and to the children who love her, this granny is perfect. Full of warmth and good humor. Full color.

About the Author

JULIE VIVAS is illustrator of I Went Walking, Let's Go Visiting, the Mem Fox classics Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge and Possum Magic, and several other picture book titles. She lives in Australia.

Margaret Wild is a children's book editor as well as an acclaimed writer for children. She currently lives in Australia.

Praise For Our Granny

"From the intimacy of one family to the rich diversity of all kinds of people, this exuberant picture book celebrates grandmothers, and it does so without earnest messages or reverential role models . . . Grannies can be glamorous, cuddly, vain, or outrageous. . . . This is what family values is all about." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review