grandparents the world over anchor us in love

our grandparents a global album cover imageOur 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…

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…to Chile…

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…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.