5 Books to Read on Grandparent’s Day
You celebrate Mother’s Day. You celebrate Father’s Day. But, what about Grandparent’s Day? Every September, kids around the county mark this day by showing the love, caring and respect that they have for grandma and grandpa. What’s one way to celebrate this special day? Pick a book (or a few) for your child to share with her grandparents. Check out these options for children to read on Grandparent’s Day!
The Imaginary Garden, by Andrew Larsen and Irene Luxbacher. Theodora and her grandpa spend time together, creating a garden! Instead of sowing seeds, they paint a picture – reminding each other of the garden that grandpa used to have. As the story goes on, the little girl’s imagination helps the ‘garden’ grow.
Cherry Pies and Lullabies, by Lynn Reiser. Perfect for preschoolers, this picture book tells the tale of three generations, baking and singing together.
Lots of Grandparents, by Shelley Rotner. With bright photos, this book helps kids to learn about different types of grandparents.
The Grandma Book, by Todd Parr. If you’re looking for an easy read that your infant or toddler (and of course, her grandma) will enjoy – this is it. The bright colors and simple pictures are eye-catching as well.
Grandpa and Bo, by Kevin Henkes. This children’s book speaks to kids who only get to see their grandparents some of the time. Bo and his grandfather spend a special summer together, making the most of their special visit.