Grandma's Treasure Chest

Summary:

When a summer rain keeps a granddaughter inside, she decides she wants to explore Grandma's treasure chest. Convinced that it is full of pirate's treasure, she quickly learns, that Grandma does, indeed, keep her gems in the box.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

The illustrations are incredible and the poetry is stunning. You will lose yourself in your own family memories. The author provides a cheat-sheet for creating your own treasure chest.

Content Awareness Factors:

Absolutely none.


Little Kid Reaction

Our daughter was enchanted by the illustrations … seeking out that pirate's treasure. When we were through, she asked about HER grandmother's treasure chest!

Parent Reaction

This is a wonderful book … probably the best yet! The idea of "memories" were a little beyond our daughter, but she didn't miss the point that Grandma's have special things to share.

Type of Book:
This is an illustrated poem celebrating a relationship and memories.
Educational Themes:

You can both celebrate and create memories. The book also helps convey the message that the most precious things are not always "things" at all.

Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
4 to 8
Age of child:
Started reading with 4-year-old child.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy! You will want a copy for you and a copy for the grandmothers in your family, too. It is THAT good.

Title Grandma's Treasure Chest
About
Author Janet Mary Sinke
Publisher My Grandma and Me Publishers © 2005
Illustrators Craig Pennington
ISBN 0974273236
Material Hard Cover
Cost $16.95
Genres Family, Poetry
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