Title: Grandma’s Purse
Author: Vanessa Brantley-Newton
Illustrations: Vanessa Brantley-Newton
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
If you carry a big purse full of very important items, then Grandma’s Purse is a story you will want to share with little ones.
This little girl loves when her grandma Mimi comes to visit. She carries a big purse full of surprises. Together they peek inside. She has a mirror, lipstick, perfume and hair pins too. The little girl makes herself pretty just like her Mimi. There are plenty of other things and Grandma explains to her why these things are so important. In the bottom of the purse is a very special surprise for this little girl. What do you think it is?
Full of art and color, this little gem speaks to so many readers. Everyone can recognize a mom or a grandma in their family with a purse full of magic. This story is great for reading out loud, for beginner readers and anytime you are looking for a giggle. Parents and caregivers can discuss with kids what they’ve found to be the most surprising thing found in a purse.