Item description for Grandmother Remembers: A Written Heirloom for My Grandchild by Judith Levy, Judy Pelikan & Pelikan Inc...
Overview Now in its thirty-sixth printing, this beautiful gift book features page after page of information space for a grandmother to fill in, such as a family tree and memories of the grandmother's own childhood. Delicate pastel illustrations enhance every page. A unique treasure sure to be cherished by the grandchild lucky enough to receive one from a beloved grandmother.
This charming album offers an appealing and accessible means for grandmothers to record family history, important events, and favorite anecdotes for their grandchildren. The fully illustrated four-color pages include places to write down well-loved recipes, unforgettable family celebrations and traditions, and other tresured memories that every grandmother loves to pass down, as well as places for adding special family photographs.
Inspiration poems and thought-rovoking questions invite grandmothers to share fascinating facts about their lives, including stories about childhood, marriage, their own children, and their perceptions of the world today.
Grandmothers are encouraged to express their most important values, along with how their tastes have changed over the years. There are also pages for filling in a family tree, attaching souvenirs and memontos, and identifying family members. Although this is a gransmothers' book, there is a space for grandfathers to record their thoughts, too.
A wonderful family heirloom that has sold almost 2 million copies, Grandmother Remembers is as lovely and relevant today as it was when it was first published 25 years ago.
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Studio: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.13" Width: 8.81" Height: 0.46" Weight: 1.32 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 1983
Publisher Stewart, Tabori and Chang
ISBN 094143432X ISBN13 9780941434324
Availability 0 units.
More About Judith Levy, Judy Pelikan & Pelikan Inc
Judith Levy is the author of several keepsake books, including "Grandmother Remembers Holidays." She and her husband, Herb, were named Grandparents of the Year in 2007 for the state of Florida, where they live.
Judith Levy currently resides in Boca Raton, in the state of Florida. Judith Levy has an academic affiliation as follows - Hebrew University or Jerusalem, Israel.
Reviews - What do customers think about Grandmother Remembers a Written Heirloom for My Grandchild?
Great buy! May 15, 2008
For anyone who enjoys sharing your life experiences and leaving a legacy for future generations, this item is for you! As you complete the pages, plan to spend some time down "memory lane"!
Grandmother Remembers May 5, 2008
I love this book. I've filled out four for my grandchildren and intend to buy more for the other grandchildren.
Grandmother Remembers Apr 14, 2008
When our children were babies they were given the 'finished product' "Grandmother Remembers" by their grandmothers and great-grandmothers. The children (now 29 and 30) love to look through them whenever they're home. I guess since they share 'ownership' they have left them with us for safekeeping.
This past year, I have begun giving the book at showers to the grandmothers in addition to the gift for the new mom and baby. In each case there has been immediate discussion and appreciation. Once the project has been completed however, we have heard from ALL of the moms- and grandmas-to-be saying the process engendered many tears and chuckles.
We have purchased the grandma AND the grandpa versions so that we may present them to our new granddaughter this summer.
Excellent product. Sturdy even after nearly 30 years!
Take the Time to Write it Down Mar 28, 2008
An organized way to pass on information with a personal touch. It will make you relive some instances and savor memories that should be shared. Definitely a benefit perhaps for generations to come.
Beautiful but a bit "old fashioned" Mar 14, 2008
I bought this for my Mother when my son was born in 1983. I then bought copies of it recently now that I'm a grandmother. There are parts of it that I can't relate to at all. My daughter in law comes from a different kind of family tree and theres no way to explain it at all. My daughter had a child while in college and they didn't marry, So the engagement/married part of my own daughter is a bit shadowed here. I think it needs updating for those of us that have children that live a bit more modern than the book allows. I will be searching for something else soon.