Harcourt, 2007 (2007)
Reviewed by Hilary Daninhirsch
his picture book shows how language and communication change over the generations. While waiting for his grandfather to come home for dinner, Jomar wanders through his urban neighborhood, communicating with everyone in
Hey! Look who's zoomin'! Hey, Jomar!
S'up, Jamar! Hit me with it! Faboo!
hen Grandpa comes home for dinner and asks how his grandson is, Jomar greets him with an enthusiastic, '
' Then Jomar says, plainly and simply, '
I love you, Grandpa,
' showing that sometimes, the old way of expressing a simple sentiment works best of all.
sadora uses various artistic techniques for a quirky, bold, and collage-like effect.
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