How to Babysit a Grandpa

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Alfred A. Knopf, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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A New York Times bestselling picture book--from the creators of the hilarious HOW TO... series--about a child spending time with his grandpa. Written in a how-to style, the narrator gives important tips for "babysitting" a grandpa, including what to eat for snack (anything dipped in ketchup, ice cream topped with cookies, cookies topped with ice cream) what to do on a walk (find lizards and dandelion puffs, be on the lookout for puddles and sprinklers), and how to play with a grandpa (build a pirate cave, put on a scary play).

Filled with humor, energy, and warmth, this is a great gift for or from a grandparent, and perfect for lap reading when Grandpa comes to visit!
 

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User Review  - sommerkirk - LibraryThing

This modern fantasy book was almost an instruction manual for babysitting your grandpa. There were many things the child suggested you do, like hiding form him when he first arrives, or playing ... Read full review

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User Review  - KaylaAnn715 - LibraryThing

A very witty book about a young boy "babysitting" his grandpa; from the perspective of how a child would babysit someone (eating chocolate for breakfast.) Great book when talking about responsibilities, families, etc. Genre: Realistic Fiction Read full review

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Copyright

About the author (2012)

JEAN REAGAN was born in Alabama but spent most of her childhood in Japan. She now lives in Salt Lake City, UT, with her husband. To learn more about Jean and her work, please visit jeanreagan.com and jeanreaganbooks.com.

LEE WILDISH has illustrated a number of children's books, including Twosomes by Marilyn Singer. To learn more about Lee and his work, visit wildishillustration.com.

Together, Jean and Lee are the creators of the New York Times bestselling HOW TO... series, including How to Babysit a Grandpa, How to Babysit a Grandma, and How to Surprise a Dad.  

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