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I'll Go and Come Back by Rajani LaRocca and Sara Palacios

Hello, Rajani LaRocca! Welcome back to Watch. Connect. Read. I’m super excited you’re here to discuss I’ll Go and Come Back . “Oh, that is soooooooooo sweet and wonderful,” is what I said to myself when I finished reading it for the first time. As someone who was mostly raised by a grandmother, I always have a soft spot in my heart for books that show the bond between a grandchild and a grandparent. Rajani LaRocca:  Hello, John Schu! Thanks so much for letting me tell you about this book and what it means to me. I’ll Go and Come Back is based on my relationship with my own grandmother, and it’s a heart book for me. Believe it or not, it’s the first book I ever sold, way back in March 2018! I was so delighted that Andrea Tompa and Melanie Cordova at Candlewick loved this book and wanted to publish it, and I was thrilled that Sara Palacios signed on to illustrate it. As you can see, it was worth the wait! Yes, the illustrations are gorgeous!  Please tell everyone about the moment Sara P

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