Grandmother and I

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Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 24 pages
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Grandmother and I are sitting on the big chair, rocking. We rock back and forth, and back and forth.

Other people have laps for sitting on and backs for riding on. But when you have a cold or lighting is coming, nothing feels quite as right as rocking on Grandmother's lap, listening to the little tunes that she hums.

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User Review  - JustineArm - LibraryThing

It is about about a girl likes to rock on her grandmother lap. The girl talks about how other laps are good to sit on like her mom, dad and grandpas too. The girl likes being on her grandmother's lap when she has a bad cold, when there is lightning, and upset. Read full review

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User Review  - ahanch1 - LibraryThing

For young children, I believe this is a great book. Many children who have a great and close relationship with their grandparents can easily relate to this book. I also liked how the author repeated ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Jan Ormerod was born in Australia on September 23, 1946. She attended art school and studied drawing, painting and sculpture. After completing her degree, she become an Associate of the Western Australian Institute of Technology and Design in Art Education, taught in secondary schools on enrichment programs for talented students, and lectured in a teacher's college and in art schools. Her first picture book, Sunshine, was published in 1981, won the Mother Goose Award, and was voted Australian Picture Book of the Year. She wrote and illustrated more than 50 books in her lifetime including Miss Mouse's Day, Lizzie Nonsense, Rhymes around the Day, Father Christmas and the Donkey, Ben Goes Swimming, Emily Dances, A Twist in the Tail, and Ponko and the South Pole. She also illustrated Sky Dancer by Jack Bushnell. She died after a long illness on January 23, 2013 at the age of 67.

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