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THE HELLO, GOODBYE WINDOW

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

On the title page, a little girl springs away from her parents; turn the page, and the reader sees only her arms on the gate, the reader taking her perspective as she looks over to the white clapboard house where her Nanna and Poppy's faces stare equally eagerly out of the Hello, Goodbye Window. The exuberant tot proceeds to spend a thoroughly idyllic overnight with her loving grandparents, the ... Read full review

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The setting of this adorable book is a little girl’s grandparents’ home, mainly their by kitchen window. The main characters are not named, but include a little girl and her grandparents. The themes of this book include discovery, learning creativity and imagination, and family. The point of view is in first person told from the little girl. The plot of the story involves the adventures and magic this little girl experiences with the window in her grandparents’ house when they are not home. 

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This book is about a girl who shares her relationship with her grandparents. She also shares the special moments that she spends with them. The hello and goodbye are important to her. This book talks about effect that the grandparents have on a child.

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This heartwarming story tells of a modern family, their dynamics, and their relationships. Bi-racial parenting, working professional parents, grandparents attending to the child's daycare bring this story up to modern times. Stereotypes are also put to rest as the grandparents interchange their transitional roles.  

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