Granny wants to help with the birthday party, but her granddaughter wants to have her birthday the “normal” way — no magic! Will they manage to pull off the perfect party?
Granny loves to help, and a little bit of magic always speeds things along. But sometimes all her granddaughter wants is to do things her own way, and spend some quality time with her granny. But will they be able to put on a great birthday party without using any magic?
About the Author
Tracey Corderoy is a teacher, but with a head happily crammed with countless ideas and stories for children, she began writing in 2006. She lives in Gloucestershire, England, with her family and a whole host of cute-but-naughty pets.
Joe Berger is the illustrator of Hubble Bubble, Granny Trouble. He is an author of children’s and adult books, an illustrator, and a cartoonist. He also makes the occasional award- winning animated short film and title-sequence. He lives in Bristol with his wife, three daughters, two cats, and a small dog.
This amusing intergenerational read-aloud will make an entertaining addition to Halloween and Grandparents’ Day storytimes. —School Library Journal
Splendid... full of gentle humor spotlighting the special relationship between grandmothers and granddaughters. —Kirkus Reviews
Especially when depicting effervescent Granny, Berger’s pen-and-ink cartoons whiz and pop with colorful digital washes, showing a diverse cast of kids and some fantastical details, such as the mansard-roofed mansion used as a rabbit hutch. The rhyming text is expertly cadenced to show both Granny’s energy and her granddaughter’s more timid approach to making changes. —Booklist Online