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It's Only Ink! The Journey Home from Grandpa's

It's Only Ink!
The Journey Home from Grandpa's

Going to Grandpa's is fun, but coming home can be just as fun too. When one little boy and girl head home, they experience the ride of a lifetime. They travel over hilly, bumpy roads, watch a white helicopter whiz up and down and wave to the man on a large blue barge.
The rhyming storyline with repetitive chorus makes for a fun good book for younger children. The illustrations, by Sophie Fatust, are colorful, charming, and eye-catching. This book would work well for preschool and kindergarten children learning their colors.
"The Journey Home from Grandpa's" would make a splendid addition to any library and grade school classroom setting. Children and parents will come back to this book again and again. Sure to be a family favorite.
This book comes highly recommended by this reviewer and her children.
Barefoot Books celebrates art and story that opens the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts. Taking their inspiration from many different cultures, they focus on themes that encourage independence of spirit, enthusiasm for learning, and sharing of the world's diversity. Interactive, playful and beautiful, their products combine the best of the present with the best of the past to educate children as the caretakers of tomorrow.

The Journey Home from Grandpa's by Jemima Lumley
Illustrated by Sophie Fatust
Published by Barefoot Books, www.barefootbooks.com
Release: 2008
ISBN: 1905236379
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 24
Ages: 4-8
Pages: 32 pages
Price: $16.99 (HC); $7.95 (SC)

Jennifer LB Leese is a writer from Maryland who writes children's picture books, young adult novels, and paranormal fiction. Visit her online at: www.geocities.com/ladyjiraff

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