Review by RayRuff -- Love, Grandma by Ann Morris

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Review by RayRuff -- Love, Grandma by Ann Morris

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[Following is a volunteer review of "Love, Grandma" by Ann Morris.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Love, Grandma by Ann Morris is a book about the author's experiences with her grandchildren. The illustrations in the book are done by David Gnass and are beautiful. It illustrates the story in a lovely manner. The book focuses on the grandmother and her two grandchildren. It is quite a short book but includes many precious memories.

The book goes through exciting memories the grandmother has had with her grandchildren, Payton and Haley. They have done so many activities together such as baking, reading, playing, and singing. They even had sleepovers!

The title of the book is what drew me in. The title, Love, Grandma, reminded me of how a person signs off at the end of a letter. Therefore, I knew she wanted to remind her grandchildren of the good times they had together. I like how the author used her own experiences to write this book. It made it feel quite personal. I found myself looking back on my memories with my grandmother while reading this book. I also like the illustrations. They are colourful and fun to look at. I am sure children would love looking through the pictures as well.

There was nothing I disliked about the book. There were times I found the rhyming to be a bit unnatural; however, it did not affect my enjoyment of the book.

I give this book 4 out of 4 stars. It is a fun book to read, especially out loud. I decided to give it a full rating because it’s an entertaining read, and I found no errors in it. Therefore, it is exceptionally edited.

I recommend this book to parents, babysitters, teachers, and those who plan to read it to younger children. Although it is a children’s book, an adult should read it to children. This is so the children can enjoy the rhythmic effect. Therefore, this book is most likely suited towards young children.

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A delightful book that teaches the children about love and reminds the adults of being kind. Lovely review!
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Thank you for a great review. I also found the book enjoyable but expected some more, to be honest. The rhyming, also, seems a bit forced at some spots. Anyway, your arguments are very clear and your review seems well-organized!
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This seems like a lovely book for children to have fun and to appreciate their bond with their loved ones. Thank you for your great review!
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raluca_mihaila wrote: 08 Apr 2021, 05:54 A delightful book that teaches the children about love and reminds the adults of being kind. Lovely review!
It is super-duper cute xD Thank you.
Dimi1 wrote: 08 Apr 2021, 14:42 Thank you for a great review. I also found the book enjoyable but expected some more, to be honest. The rhyming, also, seems a bit forced at some spots. Anyway, your arguments are very clear and your review seems well-organized!
I know what you mean. Especially about the forced rhyming, but it was okay. Thank you!
NetMassimo wrote: 08 Apr 2021, 16:01 This seems like a lovely book for children to have fun and to appreciate their bond with their loved ones. Thank you for your great review!
Absolutely! Thank you :D
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I love this! It seems like a beautiful book for children. Great review!
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This sounds like a very sweet book for children. I can see grandmothers, especially, wanting to read it to their grandchildren. Thanks for a great review!
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Marcel Cantu wrote: 09 Apr 2021, 07:53 I love this! It seems like a beautiful book for children. Great review!
Thank you, it's an adorable read!
Prisallen wrote: 09 Apr 2021, 08:36 This sounds like a very sweet book for children. I can see grandmothers, especially, wanting to read it to their grandchildren. Thanks for a great review!
I agree. Thank you, I think it's important for grandchildren to have a good relationship with their grandparents. So this is perfect!
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This is indeed a very personal book. It must be so nice to have a grandmother who writes a book for her own grandchildren.
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Yvonne Monique wrote: 11 Apr 2021, 15:48 This is indeed a very personal book. It must be so nice to have a grandmother who writes a book for her own grandchildren.
Yes, I suppose it could be considered quite personal. It sure must be nice!
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Love and kindness are golden. So I love that this book promoter them. Thanks a lot for the insightful review and recommendation.
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Saint Bruno wrote: 12 Apr 2021, 03:24 Love and kindness are golden. So I love that this book promoter them. Thanks a lot for the insightful review and recommendation.
What a lovely comment! I agree with you absolutely. Thank you. :)
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Seems like a beautiful piece for children. The title also captured my attention...thanks for a nice review
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MayorE wrote: 13 Apr 2021, 12:39 Seems like a beautiful piece for children. The title also captured my attention...thanks for a nice review
Absolutely. Thank you. The title is what caught my attention as well.
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It seems like a lovely book that a family can bond over reading. I can imagine a lot of people recalling their own memories with their grandmother while reading this book. As always, thank you for the lovely review!
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