When I See Grandma has been shortlisted for this award in the 5-8 years category - see link below:
I am awestruck by the amazing company it's in - in fact, I'm speechless!!
Plus My Dad Still Thinks He's Funny, and My Mum Says the Strangest Things, both by Katrina Germein (they didn't fit in the screen shot...sorry )
How's this for a review - and I get a Seal of Approval to put on my books!
"Children's Literary Classics is pleased to announce that the children's picture book, When I See Grandma, written by Debra Tidball and illustrated by Leigh Hedstrom, has been selected to receive the Children's Literary Classics Seal of Approval. The CLC Seal of Approval is a designation reserved for those books which uphold the rigorous criteria set forth by the Children's Literary Classics review committee, a team comprised of individuals with backgrounds in publishing, editing, writing, illustration and graphic design.
Oh, what pure joy and delight we discovered within the pages of this lovely children's picture book. Fans of Love You Forever, make room for a new favorite... and while you're at it, grab a box of tissues, because you're going to need it. This book is beautifully written and the illustrations are a perfect addition to author Debra Tidball's telling of a little girl's visits to her ailing Grandmother. With the turn of each page, prepare to catch your breath as you see through the eyes of a beloved grandmother who may no longer be as full of life as she once was, but who is still very much alive in her dreams.
This book will offer insight and encouragement to youngsters while helping teach compassion. When I See Grandma is a literary treasure that will be enjoyed by readers of all ages. This book comes highly recommended.
Children’s Literary Classics, an organization dedicated to furthering excellence in children’s literature, takes great pride in its role to help promote classic children's literature which appeals to youth, while educating and encouraging positive values in the impressionable young minds of future generations. To learn more about Children's Literary Classics, you may visit their website at www.clcawards.org or www.childrensliteraryclassics.com"