Synopses & Reviews
Its an exciting day for Llama Llama; hes going to visit Gram and Grandpa Llama and spend the night! His first night away from home
.and from Mama. But he makes sure to pack everything he needs. And there are so many fun things to do with Gram and Grandpa. Its not until he gets ready for bed that he realizes that hes forgotten something important. Fuzzy Llama! Fortunately, Grandpa Llama has a wonderful solution and soon Llama Llama is having sweet dreams.
"A funny family story packed with mayhem and good spirits."
"Phillips introduces the family via individual, smiling portraits and utilizes colorful paper cut-out illustrations and bold-faced exclamations to capture the charactersand#8217; dynamic chemistry and the kooky chaos that ensues."
"The Simple family examines the word "picnic" in a very basic way that will have young ones chuckling."
and#8212;School Library Journal
"The result is merry mayhem, as a menagerie of animals, domesticated and not-so, try to get in on the feast."
and#8212;The New York Times
andquot;Clementsand#39;s gentle, knowing writing and Alleyand#39;s friendly characterizations readily capture the joy of making memories with grandparents.andquot;
Grandparents are the reassuring heroes in this sweet story about a boy and girl who goand#160;on an overnight visit at their grandmother and grandfather's farm.
As every child knows, grandparents are special. Why? Because they love their grandchildren in their own unique way. Although the boy and girl in this story often make mistakes, their grandparents never lose patience, but help their grandchildren and cheer when they get things right.
Lyrical, soothing words are paired with warm and humorous pictures in this tribute to the unconditional love every grandparent and grandchild share.
A simple picnic is full of complications for the Simpleand#160;familyand#160;in this hilariousand#160;picture book about togetherness. and#160; and#160;
The Simple family's plans for a picnic in the parkand#160;prove disastrously complex. From the artist and author J. C. Phillipps comesand#160;this hilarious little picture book with a big heart to remind us that picnics areand#160;just aand#160;little about food and a lot about family. and#160;
Brian Lies, New York Times bestselling author/illustrator of the Bats series, shares a heartwarming story about the special and playful bond between father and child.
About the Author
JEAN REAGAN was born in Alabama but spent most of her childhood in Japan. She now lives in Salt Lake City, UT, with her husband. To learn more about Jean and her work, please visit jeanreagan.com and jeanreaganbooks.com.
LEE WILDISH has illustrated a number of children’s books, including Twosomes by Marilyn Singer. To learn more about Lee and his work, visit wildishillustration.com.