Here's the ultimate resource for today's super grannies, with super-powers to captivate their grandkids! It's got 75 cool and creative projects, all grouped by age from infancy to adolescence (2-18). And there's something for even the most computer-savvy kid, along with more traditional forms of entertainment, including treasure hunts, dress-up, and crafts. Many of the ideas encourage reading and writing--but always with fun in mind, such as creating a blog or a family cookbook. Handy icons help Grandma pinpoint those projects that suit her pocketbook, energy level, and interests; there's even one for long-distance grandmothers seeking to connect with their grandkids. A copious listing at the end suggests informative Web sites to check out.
Sally Wendkos Olds has been writing and publishing books since the mid-70s. Her bestselling Complete Book of Breastfeeding 9780761109020, written with Marvin S. Eiger, MD, is a classic in the field with more than two million copies in print. She has written over 200 articles for magazines such as Redbook, The New York Times Magazine, Seventeen, Reader's Digest and Good Housekeeping. She is the super granny of five grandkids and a grand-dog!