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Acb With Honora Lee (Reprint) (Paperback) (Kate De Goldi)

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Perry's mother and father are busy people ... they're impatient, they're tired, they get cross easily. And they think that only children, like Perry, should be kept busy. On Saturday mornings Perry and her father visit her gran, Honora Lee, at the Santa Lucia rest home, but Gran never remembers them. 'Who is that man?' Honora Lee asks when Perry's father leaves the room. After movement class is abruptly cancelled, Perry is allowed to go to Santa Lucia on Thursday afternoons. She discovers her Gran has an unconventional interest in the alphabet, so Perry decides to make an alphabet book with the help of Honora and the others. Soon everyone is interested in Perry's book project. The ACB With Honora Lee unfolds with characteristic warmth, quirky, surprising humor and a rich cast of 'residents'. The story is a meditation on kindness and patience and acceptance; that of the very young and the very old. It's a story that will resonate with echoes of recollection for many -- from Perry's endearing perspective on the adult world to the embracing kindness of those who care for the elderly.From the Hardcover edition.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 128
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Kate De Goldi
Language: English
Street Date: May 2, 2017
TCIN: 51549890
UPC: 9781770497245
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-9045
$9.99

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