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Children's Fiction Multigenerational

Nan’s House

illustrated by Corey Majeau

by (author) Jillian McCarthy

Flanker Press
Initial publish date
Mar 2024
Recommended Age
5 to 12
Recommended Grade
k to 7
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2024
    List Price

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For those who are lucky enough to have experienced it, there are few things better than the sights, smells, and love at a grandparent’s house. Through rhyming verse, Jillian takes you on a journey of special moments shared between a child and their grandmother. Woven with aspects of provincial culture, this book serves not only as a sentiment for generations gone by, but also as a means for all ages to reflect on and connect with special family relationships.

Throughout Jillian’s training to become a primary/elementary schoolteacher, she completed several courses on reading instruction and children’s literature. Within the book, she makes sure to employ strategies such as rhyming and repetition in an effort to engage early readers and listeners while also strengthening their literacy skills. As she sets to embark on a career as a pediatrician, she also recognizes the importance of reading in multiple facets of a child’s development. Reading books with and about family has the potential to build a strong foundation of bonding and emotional attachment. Further, it also nurtures a child’s fine motor, social, cognitive, speech, and language skills.

Whether you are an adult reading this book and reminiscing about your childhood, or a child wishing to be captivated by colourful illustrations and rhythmic stories, Nan’s House offers a special experience for all ages. It is the hope that it sparks conversation both within and between generations as we all think about a special place filled with unconditional love and memories to last a lifetime.

About the authors

Corey Majeau is an author, illustrator, and cartoonist born in Edson, Alberta. After falling in love with the rocky shores of Newfoundland, he decided to make it his home. Corey has been a cartoonist and graphic designer for over a decade, with his work spread across multiple platforms and small presses. His cover designs have been nominated for several awards and featured on numerous bestselling titles. He resides in Gander, NL, with his wife and best friend, Candace, their son Jack, and daughter Charlie.

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