Albert's Very Unordinary Birthday

Albert's Very Unordinary Birthday

Book - 2018
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On an ordinary day, in an even more ordinary town, it was Albert's birthday. Just like every other year, Albert asked for something special --- a robot piñata? balloon poodles? chocolate-cherry-ripple cake? And just like every other year, his parents suggested less exciting options, like birthday socks or birthday toast. But this year, after Albert closed his eyes and made a wish on the imaginary candle atop an imaginary piece of cake, Grandma Z knocked on his door. ?Happy birthday, Albert,? she said. ?Chocolate-cherry-ripple is a marvelous choice. Shall we go?? And Albert's birthday --- and his life --- was about to become anything but ordinary!



Daniel Gray-Barnett's debut picture book is a fun and fresh intergenerational romp, filled with wonder, imagination and a magical spirit. The quirky retro-style illustrations are full of energy and contain loads of delightfully odd details that add humor and playfulness to the story. With a modern-day grandma who is exciting and full of life --- her grandson's kindred spirit --- this book offers a new twist on celebrating the special role a grandparent can play within a family. A perfect read-aloud, the story of Albert's adventures with the irresistible Grandma Z is sure to captivate all children and make any day extraordinary!
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario :, Kids Can Press,, ©2018.
Edition: North American edition.
ISBN: 9781525301186
Branch Call Number: Z GRA
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm

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