Grandparent's role as primary caregivers a growing trend.
A beautiful new picture book that captures the special and playful bond between grandparents and grandchildren
As the number of Australian grandparents raising their grandchildren grows*, Hardie Grant Egmont brings you a superbly illustrated story which explores the creative minds of young children and how the love of grandparents can allow for a whimsical world to come alive!
Dancing with Grandma is an enchanting story that captures those nurturing, playful moments and allows readers to experience the wonderful bond between a grandparent and their grandchildren.
Written and illustrated by Rosemary Mastnak, renowned traditional watercolourist from Tasmania, this stunning picture book captures the magical days she spends with her granddaughter Anya.
The story follows Anya as she has an idea to dress up as a princess and dance around the house with her grandma. Around they go, as they dance like princesses, whisk and whirl, twist and twirl!
Rosemary Mastnak founded the Northern Watercolourists (in 1988) and has won numerous Art Awards throughout Tasmania. Having had twenty six solo exhibitions, as well as exhibiting both interstate and internationally, she truly is a remarkable artist at the top of her field.
Dancing with Grandma features Rosemary's evocative and detailed watercolour illustrations, each a work of art in their own right, along with uncomplicated text - providing a perfect canvas for children learning to read and a uniquely beautiful gift for grandparents everywhere.
Review: Beautifully Illustrated, Dancing with Grandma is showcases the magical bond between Grandma & Grandchildren. Beautiful.
Dancing with Grandma
Hardie Grant Egmont
Author: Rosemary Mastnak
* Australian grandparents are the biggest providers of informal child care for children between birth and 12 years, but particularly for babies and toddlers while their parents are in the workforce or studying (Australian Bureau of Statistics [ABS], 2006).