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Hardback

Size

278x235mm

Length

32pp

Sep 5, 2018

Pub Date

ISBN

9781910959343

Age 5+

Travels With My Granny

By Juliet Rix
Illustrated by Christopher Corr

A sensitive introduction to old-age confusion and dementia, through the loving and imaginative relationship between Granny and her grandchild – and their colourful journeys.

When my granny was younger she crossed rivers and mountain ranges, explored jungles and towering cities. Now her legs won’t carry her much further than the door. But she still travels – and sometimes she takes me with her…

Granny has travelled all over the world, to India, Egypt, China and Peru. And she still travels – in her mind and in her stories. The grown-ups say Granny doesn’t know where she is, but her grandchild can’t wait to go on another adventure. “Where are we going now, Granny?”

A sensitive introduction to old-age confusion and dementia, through the loving and imaginative relationship between Granny and her grandchild – and their colourful journeys.

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"Dementia is often difficult enough for adults to comprehend, but what about younger people? Journalist and author Juliet Rix has written an excellent new book to help explain what can be a confusing topic for children."

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Christopher Corr

Author and Illustrator

Christopher Corr is an author and illustrator whose many books have won him international acclaim. He studied at the Royal College of Art and now lives and works in London as an artist and tutor at Goldsmith’s University. His most recent books include Deep in the Woods and All the Year Round.

Juliet Rix

Author

Juliet Rix is an award-winning freelance writer and broadcaster. She has worked for BBC television and radio, the Guardian, Times, Telegraph and various magazines and websites. Juliet is the author of two books for adults as well as two for children. Her first children’s book, A-maze-ing Minotaur was published by Frances Lincoln, her second, inspired in part by her travel in more than 50 countries, is Travels with my Granny. Juliet Rix lives in North London.

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