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Looking Back Life Was Beautiful

ISBN 
9780241474600
Format 
Hardback
Recommended Price 
R380.00
Published 
December 2020
About the book: 
Based on the Webby award-winning Instagram account Drawings for My Grandchildren, this beautifully-illustrated book celebrates the special love shared between grandparents and their grandchildren.
 
Like many grandparents wishing to stay close to their grandchildren in a world in which so many families are spread across the globe, Korean grandparents Grandpa Chan and Grandma Marina, decided to learn how to use Instagram as a way to stay connected. What started as an intimate family project, their Instagram page @drawings_for_my_grandchildren has attracted a large following and their story has been featured in major press around the world. This book inspired by their Instagram page features Chan's watercolors accompanied by Marina's texts. Whether it's to celebrate Astro becoming a big brother to Lua or to share the story of how the grandparents met for the first time and fell in love during their college years, Looking Back Life was Beautiful  echoes with the kind of family love that spans generations and traverses geography.
 
A testament to the great wisdom only grandparents can provide to younger generations, Looking Back Life Was Beautiful  will inspire families to always stay close and connected.

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