Mile High Apple Pie by Laura Langston
  

Mile High Apple Pie

Written by Laura Langston
Illustrated by Lindsey Gardiner

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Synopsis

Mile High Apple Pie by Laura Langston

My Grandma's not the wrinkled kind; she's the special kind instead. She wears trainers with yellow laces and she laughs very loud. She remembers lots of things like milk carts and special songs. But some days, her remembering is not so good . . . As time passes, this little girl grows up and her grandma grows older. Even if at times coming to terms with Grandma's not remembering is difficult, there are still some very special things Grandma does remember - like how to make mile-high apple pie. And when Grandma suddenly can't remember who Margaret is for sure, her granddaughter reassures her: I am Margaret. I am your remembering.

Reviews

A remarkably sensitive account of how one family copes with senility and Alzheimer's disease, told with a warmth that is echoed in the amiable illustrations * Junior * The illustrations are fun and colourful and beautifully convey the endearing relationship many grandparents share with their grandchildren * writeaway.org.uk * This is a gentle, touching story . . . The style of the illustrations adds to the sensitive text to create a memorable story with a sweet and reassuring message * My Books Mag *

About the Author

Laura Langston (Author) A former broadcast journalist, Laura Langston writes for both children and adults. Her children's titles include The Fox's Kettle, shortlisted for the Governor General's Award, and Pay Dirt, shortlisted for both the Silver Birch and Red Cedar Awards. She lives on Vancouver Island in Canada with her husband and two children. Mile-High Apple Pie is Laura's first book for Random House.Lindsey Gardiner (Illustrator) Lindsey Gardiner was a finalist in the 2007 Richard and Judy Children's Book Awards for her illustrations in Poppy and Max and the Fashion Show. She completed her degree in Printed Textiles at Dundee University, and went on to do an MA at Winchester School of Art. She wrote her first book, Here Come Poppy and Max, whilst still at college. Lindsey is the author of a number of picture books for Random House, including Mile High Apple Pie and Dan and Diesel and is the illustrator of We Want a Pet!.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Laura Langston
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Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

4th August 2005

ISBN

9780099443889


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