Grandparent Stories
(and parent stories, too!)

Grandparent Stories

Loop the Loop by Barbara Dugan, illustrated by James Stevenson
Wilfred Gordon McDonald Patridge by Mem Fox
How Does it Feel to Be Old? by Norma Farber, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman
Abuela by Arthur Dorros, illustrated by Elisa Kleven
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
Lost! A Story in String by Paul Fleischman
Grandmothers' Stories: Wise Woman Tales from Many Cultures by Burleigh Mutén
Lucky Pennies and Hot Chocolate by Carol Diggory Shields
Gus and Grandpa and Show-and-Tell by Claudia Mills
Could Be Worse! by James Stevenson
Little Red Riding Hood retold by James Marshall
Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman
Some Fine Grampa! by Alan Arkin, illustrated by Dirk Zimmer
How Pizza Came to Queens by Dayal Kaur Khalsa
Thundercake by Patricia Polacco
Cherry Pies and Lullabies by Lynn Reiser
The Two of Them by Aliki
"Chinese Dinner" from Rip Roaring Russell by Johanna Hurwitz
The Grandma Mix-Up, Grandmas at Bat and Grandmas at the Lake by Emily Arnold McCully
The Hundred Penny Box by Sharon Bell Mathis

For the official Grandparent's Day website, click here.

Mommy Stories

Mom Pie by Lynne Jonell
This Quiet Lady by Anita Lobel
Hazel's Amazing Mother by Rosemary Wells
Where's Our Mama? by Diane Goode
No Kiss for Mother by Tomi Ungerer
Owl Babies by Martin Wadell
The Lion's Whisker by Ann Grifalconi (kind stepmother!)
My Monster Mama Loves Me So by Laura Leuck
Hush! by Minfong Ho
Mother for Choco by Keiko Kasza
Mother and Daughter Tales, retold by Josephine Evetts-Secker
Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman
Mother, Mother, I Want Another by Maria Polushkin
Even If I Did Something Awful? by Barbara Shook Hazen
Mama, Do You Love Me? by Barbara Joose
Am I Beautiful? by Else Holmelund Minarik
The Quiet Mother and the Noisy Little Boy by Charlotte Zolotow
The Barefoot Book of Mother and Son Tales by Josephine Evetts-Sacker

Daddy Stories

Abiyoyo by Pete Seeger
The Father Who Had Ten Children by Benedicte Guettier
Hush Little Alien by Daniel Kirk
What Dads Can't Do by Douglas Wood
Papa's Song by Kate and Jim McMullan
Daddy Makes the Best Spaghetti by Anna Hines
Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me by Eric Carle
What Mommies Do Best/What Daddies Do Best by Laura Numeroff
The Greatest Treasure by Demi
The Little Scarecrow Boy by Margaret Wise Brown
Daddy is a Doodlebug by Bruce Degen
The Big Honey Hunt by Stan and Jan Berenstain
The Emperor and the Kite by Jane Yolen
The Barefoot Book of Father and Son Tales by Josephine Evetts-Secker, Helen Cann

And the whole family will enjoy...


Fathers, Mothers, Sisters, Brothers: A Collection of Family Poems by Mary Ann Hoberman, illustrated by Maylin Hafner
Big Book of Familiesby Catherine and Laurence Anholt
26 Fairmount Avenue and We Are All Here by Tomie dePaola

Artwork by Hailey Nelson, 2nd grade

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