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When-I-was-a-little-girl
By author: Rachna Gilmore   Illustrated by: Renne Benoit
Selling Points: "Mothers, daughters, behavior"
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: Mar/01/2007
Pages: 24
Picture Book
Price:  $14.95
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Award-winning author Rachna Gilmore revamps the classic parental trope of "When I was your age …" This sensitive story tells the tale of a little girl who just can't seem to measure up to the politeness, cleanliness or quietness that her mother supposedly exhibited as a child. The ghost of "Mommy past" haunts the girl with her extreme good manners and prim demeanor... until Grandma makes a visit and banishes those ideas of perfection.

Funny and playful, this book will be a favorite with kids who love to laugh.
Wisconsin Book Review - September 1, 2007
When-I-was-a-little-girl is a whimsical children's picture book about how memories can sometimes change with perspective Ö a heartwarming and gentle story that ultimately reassures the strength of family bonds.



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