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Close to You from Far Away (Hardcover)

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A granddaughter realizes how she can stay connected while living far from her grandma in this charming picture book with real postcards to send to a loved one!

Gigi and Grandma always loved being together. But when Gigi moves far away, she misses Grandma. Every time Gigi feels sad, Grandma tells her, “Don’t worry, Gigi, it’s okay. I’m close to you from far away.” But what does that mean? Find out how to maintain a feeling of closeness to someone you love while being far away from them in this delightful book about family, letter writing, and love. Bonus material: create your own postcards to send to loved ones with four delightful cards in the back of the book.

About the Author

Erica Root is a Philadelphia-based illustrator, artist, and mom of two.

Praise For…

"A satisfying, emotionally resonant picture book."—Booklist

“A story about finding ways to connect long distance.”—Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9780762481132
ISBN-10: 0762481137
Publisher: Running Press Kids
Publication Date: April 4th, 2023
Pages: 40
Language: English