Here are GRAND Magazine’s top picks of the best grandparenting books
The Boomer’s Guide to Grandparenting, rev. ed., by Kathryn & Allan Zullo. Redefines the grandparenting role for the 21st century. Andrews McMeel, 2004.
Connect with Your Grandkids: Fun Ways to Bridge the Miles, by Cheri Fuller. How to build healthy relationships with your grandchildren. Tyndale House, 2009.
Grandparenting: A Survival Guide: How Better to Understand Yourself, Your Children, and Your Children’s Children, by Margery Fridstein. Innovative strategies to enjoy grandparenting and reduce family stress. Robert B. Fridstein, 2004.
Grandparents Rock: The Grandparenting Guide for the Rock-n-Roll Generation, by Pat Burns. Imaginative ways to have a ball with your grandkids. Morgan James, 2007.
Hot Granny: Fabulous at 50, 60 and Beyond! By Mel Walsh. Lighthearted but practical ways to stay fit and fabulous. Chronicle Books, 2007.
The Joyous Gift of Grandparenting: 101 Practical Ideas & Meaningful Activities to Share Your Love, by Doug and Robin Hewitt. Fun facts, imaginative activities, plus tips on long-distance grandparenting. Hatherleigh, 2008.
The Really Useful Grandparents’ Book. An encyclopedia of hundreds of activities to enjoy with your grandchildren, by Eleo Gordon & Tony Lacey. Broadway Books, 2010.
Super Granny: Great Stuff to Do with Your Grandkids, by Sally Wendkos Olds. 75 cool and creative projects, all grouped by age. Sterling, 2009.
Toad Cottages & Shooting Stars: Grandma’s Bag of Tricks, by Sharon Lovejoy. 130 ecologically inspired activities in the kitchen, the garden and the art room. Workman Publishing, 2010.
Dear GRAND reader:
Please e-mail us about any really good grandparenting books you’ve read. And if you are the author of one, please send us a copy for review! (GRAND Magazine, Attn: Book Review, 4791 Baywood Point Drive South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711)