An encouraging, celebratory journey through the major milestones of childhood told in a conversation between child and grandparent in jaunty and engaging verse.
This short, joyful rhyming picture book for 3 to 7-year-olds tells a simple story of growing up and describes the very special relationship shared by a grandparent and grandchild. It depicts the major milestones a young child reaches in the early years of development, such as walking, learning to eat independently, riding a bike, beginning to write and draw and finally going to school. Each stanza and double spread depicts this growth and development in progression, and the text alternates between child and Grandpa, who share each experience with humour and joy!
Ali Durham is an author/illustrator and qualified art and early childhood teacher. Her passion for children’s books has taken her to faraway places, including London and Italy, where she studied Children’s Book Illustration. Ali loves spending time with her two children, bush walking, reading, playing in a band, and creating books in her messy studio in the Adelaide Hills.
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