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GRANDMA WHAT'S THAT?

Grandma What’s That?

Is about five brothers and sisters called the ‘Nine Mile Babies’ who live in a small village in Nine Mile, Saint Ann Jamaica. The book teaches children about Jamaica and their culture.

 

This book is part of a collection as the Nine Mile Babies travel the world learning about different cultures to educate themselves about fellow classmates. Our mission is to add more diversity to the books offered within schools and libraries, teaching children about different cultures to promote ‘One Love’ for others through reading.    

Meet the Nine Mile Babies 
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Crissy

 

She is the mommy of the group. She can be very affectionate, protective and gentle. Crissy is quick to charm the hearts of others. She enjoys baking cakes.

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Prinny Pie

 

She is troublesome, bright and headstrong. She has a strong passion for adventure and exploring, which is the reason why she sometimes gets into trouble.

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Juls

 

Juls is musical, easy going, artistic soul of the group. He loves to sing, play the drums, guitar and keyboard. He loves nature and entertaining the group with his songs.

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Cheeks

 

He is the sporty one of the group! Cheeks is a shy kid, with lots of energy and likes playing sports. He enjoys running around the house, playing football and basketball.

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Zia Zia

 

She is the youngest and loves to play with her dolls. She follows her brothers and sisters around, convincing them to take her on their adventures.

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WRITTEN TO EMPOWER

The book to give the children of colour an identity through the use of black characters who showcase different tones within black skin with an end goal of eradicating colourism in the society.

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THE BOOK COLLECTION

Nine Mile Babies will be exploring the world that surrounds them to learn about different cultures. Find out where the Nine Mile Babies next journey takes them!

 

Have an country you would like the Nine Mile Babies to explore in the next book? Send us a message!

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MEET THE AUTHOR

Inspired by the need to add diversity to the books offered in schools and libraries and teach children about culture and promote one love, Princess Booker is a published author who writes relatable content out of experience and creativity. 

 

Princess was born in London but she spent a better part of her childhood travelling to Miami and Jamaica to visit her grandmother who taught her about Jamaica and being the grand daughter of Cedella Marley Booker, she follows in her grandmother’s footsteps of story telling.

 

In her debut title, Grandma What’s That? Princess Booker takes her audience through an intriguing exploration of the Jamaican Culture through a story of five brothers and sisters known as ‘Nine Mile Babies’ who live in Nine Mile Saint Ann, Jamaica. 

 

Her mission remains to give the children of colour a chance to see themselves in books and on clothing mainstream, pleasures she didn’t have when growing up.

 

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AUTHOR VISITS

Author visits can impact students’ lives dramatically. Princess loves to connect with her readers to teach them about the wonderful world that surrounds them. Share her love for Jamaica and story telling with your students.

 

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Going on an adventure has never been so fun!

Grandma What’s That? Is about five brothers and sisters called the ‘Nine Mile Babies’ who live in a small village in Nine Mile, Saint Ann Jamaica. The book teaches children about Jamaica and their culture.

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