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How to babysit a Grandpa  Cover Image Book Book

How to babysit a Grandpa / Jean Reagan ; illustrated by Lee Wildish.

Reagan, Jean, 1965- (Author). Wildish, Lee, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780375867132
  • ISBN: 0375867139
  • Physical Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher, publishing date and paging may vary.
Citation/References Note:
KR 2/12 no.2
SLJ 3/12
Summary, etc.:
Here's everything a kid needs to know to spend a fun-filled day with grandpa! Written in a how-to style, the narrator gives important tips for "babysitting" a grandpa, including what to eat for snack (anything dipped in ketchup, ice cream topped with cookies, cookies topped with ice cream) what to do on a walk (find lizards and dandelion puffs, be on the lookout for puddles and sprinklers), and how to play with a grandpa (build a pirate cave, put on a scary play).From the author-illustrator team behind the New York Times bestselling HOW TO... books comes a funny and heartwarming celebration of grandpas and all that they do! This is a great gift for or from a grandparent, and perfect for lap reading when Grandpa comes to visit!
Target Audience Note:
5-8 years
AD480L Lexile
Decoding demand: 56 (medium) Semantic demand: 58 (medium) Syntactic demand: 70 (high) Structure demand: 90 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.4 0.5 151000.
Subject: Babysitters > Juvenile fiction.
Grandfathers > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Humorous fiction.

Available copies

  • 45 of 49 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Reynolds County Library District.


  • 0 current holds with 49 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Reynolds County Library - Bunker Library E REA (Text) 3247100552427 Easy Reader Fiction Available -
Reynolds County Library - Centerville Branch E REA (Text) 3247100231827 Easy Reader Fiction Available -
Reynolds County Library - Ellington Library E REA (Text) 3247100182862 Easy Reader Fiction Available -

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