grandparents the world over anchor us in love
February 3, 2015 by orangemarmaladebooks
Our Grandparents: A Global Album, by Maya Ajmera, Sheila Kinkade, and Cynthia Pon
published in 2010 by Charlesbridge
What’s more dear than the connection between a grandparent and grandchild?
This photoessay carries us around the world, letting us peek in on these special bonds from…
…as well as in many cultures within the U.S.
It’s a great collection to browse through, to entice children toward a big view of the world and its peoples who are so different, yet in many ways just the same.
Dozens of colorful photos and extremely brief text — essentially just photo captions — make this feel mostly like a global scrapbook album, accessible to children about 18 months and older.