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Now One Foot, Now the Other by Tomie dePaola
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Sep 29, 2013

really liked it
bookshelves: picture, realism
Read in September, 2013


Bobby is named after his grandfather Bob. "Bob" is baby Bobby's first word, his first friend, the person who teaches him to walk and stack blocks. But after Bob has a stroke he can't walk or talk and doesn't even seem to remember Bobby.

This is a really touching little book. I would recommend it as an alternative to people who find Love You Forever creepy and ill-done but want something in that general vein, or more specifically for children who are close to a grandparent or other older person with serious health problems.
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