The Really Useful Grandparents' Book

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Penguin Adult, Sep 4, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 320 pages
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Look inside and discover a huge range of fun things to do, fascinating stories to share, unexpected facts, useful tips historical events and general practical advice.
Above all . . . enjoy your time together!

Eager to spend time with your grandchildren but anxious about what to do with them? You are in a unique position to support the family and can spend the time to create a rich environment for the child, but there's no point in pretending you don't have to organize yourself well.

The Really Useful Grandparents' Book is the perfect book to share with your grandchildren and help you plan your time with them. Packed with information on the kinds of things a child will want to know about, form the world's most dangerous animals to Mount Everest and Alexander the Great, it also shows how together you can plan a camp in your garden, learn to do cross stitch and patchwork, do some basic carpentry, make your own fish fingers, play patience or learn chess, write a rap or a poem, make a curiosity box, set the table for dinner, create a special play list on your iPod and other activities which will truly enhance your relationship with your grandchild and leave both of you rhe richer for it.

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About the author (2008)

Tony Lacey and Eleo Gordon have been editors at Penguin for seventy-one years. Tony has two grown-up children and a granddaughter and a grandson. These days he spends rather too much time playing with them than he does reading manuscripts.As a child Eleo Gordon spent most of her holidays with her grandparents. When she was eight, she was a passionate stamp collector and amateur archeologist.

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