"The whimsical illustrations of pencil on paper, digitally painted, finesse the exaggeration with colorful details: Grandma Tillie in her various disguises sports a fuchsia lampshade hat, chartreuse top, pink hair and rhinestone cat's-eye glasses. A brown-and-white cat is part of the mischief in every scene. Told in first-person voice by older Sophie, the capricious tale will have young girls wishing for a silly grandma just like Tillie, especially if she can hang a spoon from her nose."
--Kirkus Reviews

"This is a great book. I love the illustrations. They are very appealing. I love the plot — it’s fresh and fun. I would be willing to read this book over and over to my grandchildren. It would even spark a let’s-dance-the-conga activity with the grandkiddos. This book is definitely a keeper."
Grandma Ideas Blog.

Silly Frilly Grandma Tillie has been announced as a winner of the Gelett Burgess Center Children's Book Award and was cited for achievements in the multigeneration category. A gold medal has been awarded and the book will be included in the Gelett Burgess Center's educational outreach for the next year. Visit for more information.

Grandma Tillie knows just how to royally entertain her grandchildren. To Sophie and Chloe's delight, whenever Grandma Tillie babysits, she seems to disappear, only to be replaced by a parade of lovable characters.

There's Tillie Vanilly with the bright pink hair, star of The Tillie Vanilly Show, who loves to tell jokes and dance the conga, Chef Silly Tillie with the lampshade hat, who offers up a dinner of Giggly Chili, and Madame Frilly Tillie with the sparkly
eyeglasses and  towel turban, the world's most creative bath-bubble stylist.

But who will appear to tuck Sophie and Chloe into bed? Hiker Hilly Tillie? Explorer Chilly Tillie? Zoo-lady Gorilly Tillie?
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