I'm very pleased to report that Grandma Loves You, written by Helen Foster James, has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 'San Diego Book Award'.
Founded in 1994, the San Diego Book Awards Association (SDBAA) honors the best published books and unpublished manuscripts by San Diego County residents each year.
Other titles in the category Published Children’s Books include: Paper Son by Helen Foster James and Virginia Shin-Mui Loh, Penguin in Love by Salina Yoon, Pinwheel by Salina Yoon.
A new book, for a new arrival! All you Grandmothers out there with new little grand babies... this is the book for you, well, from you... to them. Here's the splurge:
'The birth of a baby is an opportunity for celebration far beyond the anticipation of the new parents. There are happy aunts and uncles, and, of course, delighted grandparents who can’t wait to meet the newborn. In Grandma Loves You!, Grandma Bunny joyously welcomes the new arrival. In warm and tender rhyme, long-awaited introductions are made. Grandma’s touching endearments reflect the sentiments of anyone who has welcomed a new member of the family. Brought to life in enchanting woodland scenes that seem to echo Grandma’s joy, Grandma Loves You! will be a treasured gift from generation to generation, celebrating one of life’s most important moments and relationships.'
Grandma Loves You! Helen Foster James (Author), Petra Brown (Illustrator)
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press (July 2013)
Here are a few of the pages...