By Rebecca Cobb
The siblings aren’t happy because mum and dad are going away for a day and someone they haven’t even met is coming over to look after them. Worse, to ensure that the kids behave, the parents give Aunt Amelia a list of dos and don’ts. But they’re in for a real treat when their aunt shows them just how much fun she can be.
The Grandma Mix-up
By Emily Arnold McCully
What happens when both grandmothers show up to take care of Pip, since his parents are going away? He is confused because grandma Nan is too hard while grandma Sal is too relaxed. So, Pip resolves to follow how his parents do things. This book will show your little one that parents will always return, even when they go away. It also introduces her to other people she should listen to.
Grandpas are for Finding Worms/ Grandmas are for Giving Tickles
By Harriet Ziefert & Jennifer Plecas
The interactive ﬂaps on every page will amuse — let junior lift each one to discover what each grandparent can do for and with her. For instance, grandpa can make burgers and funny faces, while grandma plays dress up and will always give her a hug. A good way to introduce the role of grandparents.
Katie’s Day with Grandma
By Liesbet Slegers
Since Katie and her grandma plan to surprise grandpa with pancakes, they set off to the supermarket to buy the ingredients. Back in the kitchen, grandma guides Katie patiently and even makes a necklace with her. Katie also enjoys a bedtime story from grandma during her sleepover. After this, your mini-me will surely look forward to spending time with her grandparents.
Tutus Aren’t My Style
By Linda Skeers & Anne Wilsdorf
Even though Emma’s a tomboy, Uncle Leo has sent her a ballerina outﬁt. So, she tries to learn some ballet as she doesn’t want to disappoint him. But she falls into the birdbath when she tries to twirl and into the petunia patch when she stands on tippy-toes. Then, Uncle Leo arrives, only to discover that he’s sent her the wrong outﬁt!
The Great Thanksgiving Escape
By Mark Fearing
Gavin and his family are celebrating Thanksgiving at grandma’s place with all his relatives. But he doesn’t expect to have fun until cousin Rhonda climbs out from under a pile of coats. The pair plan to create their own fun by escaping to the swing set in the backyard. But ﬁrst, they’ll have to run the gamut of overly affectionate aunts...