RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 601144249 LA English T1 Grandma's gift A1 Velasquez, Eric., Gastonguay, Nicole., Walker Publishing Company., Lehigh Pheonix., PB Walker PP New York, NY YR 2010 SN 9780802720825 080272082X 9780802720832 0802720838 AB Overview: This prequel to Eric Velasquez's biographical picture book. Grandma's Records is the story of a Christmas holiday that young Eric spends with his grandmother. After they prepare their traditional Puerto Rican celebration, Eric and Grandma visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a school project, where he sees a painting by Diego Velasquez and realizes for the first time that he could be an artist when he grows up. Grandma witnesses his fascination, and presents Eric with the perfect Christmas gift-a sketchbook and colored pencils-to use in his first steps toward becoming an artist. A heartwarming story of self-discovery, Grandma's Gift is a celebration of the special bond between a grandparent and grandchild.