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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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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.
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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Get ready to sing the alphabet as you explore the small village of Nine Mile with the Nine Mile Babies and their Grandma, you'll learn about the vibrant culture and natural beauty of Jamaica. From the colourful hummingbirds that flit through the air to the sweet mangos that grow on the trees, and delicious sugarcane. There's so much to discover in this magical place. With Grandma as your guide, you're sure to have a fun and educational adventure in Nine Mile.