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Grandma's Hurrying Child by Jane Yolen
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Grandma's Hurrying Child

by Jane Yolen

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Sweet conversation starter about your little one's entrance into the world. ( )
  lissabeth21 | Oct 3, 2017 |
A grandma tells her granddaughter about the time before she was born. She explains why she is called grandmas hurrying child. The grandma tells her about how she did not want to wait to come out and meet everyone. At the end of the book the granddaughter is happy to hear about how she became grandmas hurrying child. Ages 4 to 8 years old. Pierce college library.
  kara1204 | Aug 18, 2017 |
Grandma love and is special with her grandchildren.
  blancabauman | Mar 13, 2015 |
I really enjoyed this book.. It was a realistic book and was family oriented. It was a story about a mother that was about to give birth and the grandmother had to hurry to get to the town where the child was going to be born. The grandmother took a train in a hurry. After the birth of a little girl who was named Maddy who was born in a hurry. When she was old enough to understand stories the grandmother would tell her how she was "Grandma's Hurrying Child". ( )
  sgpujol | Oct 3, 2014 |
The girl wants to know how her grandma was feeling when she came to the world.The grandma told about her story her mom gave birth to her. They were happy, and value each other.
Age group 3-4
Pierce college library
  quanhtran | May 13, 2014 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0152018131, Hardcover)

As Grandma tells it, Maddy was a baby in a great big hurry. On the day she was born, everyone rushed to welcome her into the world. But Grandma, hurrying from far away, worried she wouldn't get to the birth in time.

This is the story of that special, perfect day when Grandma embraces her sweet hurrying child for the very first time. Master storyteller Jane Yolen and renowned illustrator Kay Chorao, both loving grandmas, have teamed up to create a warm read-aloud that children and their grandparents will want to share again and again.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:49 -0400)

Grandma tells her grandchild the story of the child's birth and how they both hurried to make it there on time.

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