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Gingerbread Grandma Evelyn Wilhelm Behrens

Gingerbread Grandma

Evelyn Wilhelm Behrens

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ISBN : 9781412096645
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Gingerbread Grandma written by Evelyn Wilhelm Behrens, is a nonfiction childrens book based upon the life of the authors mother, Audrey Wilhelm. Mrs. Wilhelm began baking cookies at Halloween for the children of her community of Cambridge, Ohio,MoreGingerbread Grandma written by Evelyn Wilhelm Behrens, is a nonfiction childrens book based upon the life of the authors mother, Audrey Wilhelm. Mrs. Wilhelm began baking cookies at Halloween for the children of her community of Cambridge, Ohio, during the Great Depression. She had a tremendous response from trick-or-treaters and decided to do it every year. The book spends a great deal of time detailing in meticulous fashion the preparations Mrs. Wilhelm made for that first Halloween and describes the excitement and anticipation that grew as the big night approached. It explains what motivated Mrs. Wilhelm to do this for much of her adult life. The conclusion of the book summarizes the joy Grandma Wilhelm experienced through giving to children.Gingerbread Grandma is a story for young children. It was written in a simple style and rhyme pattern that small children will enjoy. The lesson it teaches young children is easy to understand: It is good to share and you often receive benefits from sharing, even if youre not aware of them.The illustrations in Gingerbread Grandma were drawn by Sue Durkee Monroe. Mrs. Monroe is an accomplished artist and lives with her husband, Wells, in Ovid, Michigan.