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How to Babysit a Grandma

Illustrated by Lee Wildish
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Hardcover
$18.99 US
8.81"W x 11.31"H x 0.34"D   | 13 oz | 24 per carton
On sale Mar 25, 2014 | 32 Pages | 978-0-385-75384-5
Age 5-8 years | Grades K-3
Reading Level: Lexile AD470L | Fountas & Pinnell K
Celebrate the special bond between grandmas and grandkids with this delightful New York Times bestseller that puts the kids in charge of babysitting...if just for one day. The perfect gift for Mother's Day, Grandparent's Day, and any day shared with Grandma!

When you babysit a grandma, if you're lucky, you'll have 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 tucked in for the night.) 

From the author-illustrator team behind the New York Times bestselling books comes a funny and heartwarming celebration of grandmas and grandchildren.

The fun doesn't stop! Check out more HOW TO... picture books:
How to Babysit a Grandpa
How to Catch a Santa
How to Get Your Teacher Ready
How to Raise a Mom
How to Surprise a Dad
  • SELECTION | 2015
    IRA CBC Children's Choice
Praise for HOW TO BABYSIT A GRANDMA:

"[A] silly take on role reversal." --Kirkus Reviews

The charm of its premise and the clear bond between the generations will have kids and grandparents giggling together." --School Library Journal

Praise for the HOW TO...series!

"Laugh-out-loud funny." --Kirkus Reviews (How to Raise a Mom)

"Funny hidden details." --Kirkus Reviews (How to Babysit a Grandpa)

"Touches of humor in each of the digitally rendered illustrations." --Kirkus Reviews (How to Surprise a Dad)
JEAN REAGAN was born in Alabama but spent most of her childhood in Japan. She now lives in Salt Lake City with her husband. In the summers, they serve as backcountry volunteers in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. View titles by Jean Reagan

Educator Guide for How to Babysit a Grandma

Classroom-based guides appropriate for schools and colleges provide pre-reading and classroom activities, discussion questions connected to the curriculum, further reading, and resources.

(Please note: the guide displayed here is the most recently uploaded version; while unlikely, any page citation discrepancies between the guide and book is likely due to pagination differences between a book’s different formats.)

Classroom Activities for How to Babysit a Grandma

Classroom activities supplement discussion and traditional lessons with group projects and creative tasks. Can be used in pre-existing units and lessons, or as stand-alone.

(Please note: the guide displayed here is the most recently uploaded version; while unlikely, any page citation discrepancies between the guide and book is likely due to pagination differences between a book’s different formats.)

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Celebrate the special bond between grandmas and grandkids with this delightful New York Times bestseller that puts the kids in charge of babysitting...if just for one day. The perfect gift for Mother's Day, Grandparent's Day, and any day shared with Grandma!

When you babysit a grandma, if you're lucky, you'll have 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 tucked in for the night.) 

From the author-illustrator team behind the New York Times bestselling books comes a funny and heartwarming celebration of grandmas and grandchildren.

The fun doesn't stop! Check out more HOW TO... picture books:
How to Babysit a Grandpa
How to Catch a Santa
How to Get Your Teacher Ready
How to Raise a Mom
How to Surprise a Dad

Awards

  • SELECTION | 2015
    IRA CBC Children's Choice

Praise

Praise for HOW TO BABYSIT A GRANDMA:

"[A] silly take on role reversal." --Kirkus Reviews

The charm of its premise and the clear bond between the generations will have kids and grandparents giggling together." --School Library Journal

Praise for the HOW TO...series!

"Laugh-out-loud funny." --Kirkus Reviews (How to Raise a Mom)

"Funny hidden details." --Kirkus Reviews (How to Babysit a Grandpa)

"Touches of humor in each of the digitally rendered illustrations." --Kirkus Reviews (How to Surprise a Dad)

Author

JEAN REAGAN was born in Alabama but spent most of her childhood in Japan. She now lives in Salt Lake City with her husband. In the summers, they serve as backcountry volunteers in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. View titles by Jean Reagan

Additional Materials

Educator Guide for How to Babysit a Grandma

Classroom-based guides appropriate for schools and colleges provide pre-reading and classroom activities, discussion questions connected to the curriculum, further reading, and resources.

(Please note: the guide displayed here is the most recently uploaded version; while unlikely, any page citation discrepancies between the guide and book is likely due to pagination differences between a book’s different formats.)

Classroom Activities for How to Babysit a Grandma

Classroom activities supplement discussion and traditional lessons with group projects and creative tasks. Can be used in pre-existing units and lessons, or as stand-alone.

(Please note: the guide displayed here is the most recently uploaded version; while unlikely, any page citation discrepancies between the guide and book is likely due to pagination differences between a book’s different formats.)