This week’s shortlisted book is Granny Grommet and Me by Dianne Wolfer.
Going to the beach is lots of fun. But the ocean is huge and deep, with slimy things that brush your legs, and fins with teeth. Is it any wonder some little people prefer to stay on the sand? If they’re lucky, they might have a Granny Grommet who gently encourages them into the water and reveals it’s delights.
This is a great book which tackles the worries of little swimmers, whilst embracing the comforting nature of the grandparent relationship all in one book. The grade twos were totally engaged with the story and it provided some interesting discussion points about surfing and water safety.
After sharing the story we created an underwater picture using pencils, crayons and glitter…..
And now for the finished product. Don’t they look fabulous….