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Books with a French Accent

Eiffel TowerRecently, my book club read Bringing up Bébé, Pamela Druckerman’s account of raising three children in France. In fact, my local library was a stop on her current book tour and drew many admirers of her work (well, there was also French pastry involved).

The popularity of her book had me thinking that perhaps your grandbébés would also enjoy a peek into la vie française. Books that feature a young child in another country will stimulate their curiosity about diverse cultures and help develop empathy. Have you lived in or visited France? One of these books could give you the opportunity to have an age-appropriate discussion about your travels. Continue reading

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