About the Book
AWARD-WINNING CHILDREN'S BOOK: NAPPA Award, Mom's Choice Award, and Family Choice Award
Children ride joyfully all through the town for Kathryn the Grape's Wheels on the Bus, another captivating Kathryn the Grape Let's Read Together Series book that weaves together stories and songs for people of all ages to enjoy. For Young Readers-Kathryn the Grape Grows with Children
Let's Read Together Series: Kathryn the Grape Let's Read Together Series is well suited for children of various reading levels from ages three to six. Starting with the nursery rhymes, Kathryn the Grape meets children as toddlers and evolves into mindfully inclusive social-emotional learning stories with simple and rhythmic storytelling. Affirmation Series: As children grow, so does Kathryn the Grape, the illustrated character in the award-winning Kathryn the Grape Affirmation Series. Bridging the gap between simple illustrated stories and chapter books, the seven-book illustrated series is perfect for readers ages six to eight. Its first-person storytelling introduces social-emotional mental health wellness concepts of self-reliance, compassion, vulnerability, internal dialogue, thoughtful decision-making, acceptance, empowerment, self-worth, and positive affirmations. Award-Winning Children's Series of Book + Song + Video
Kathryn the Grape has earned multiple awards and received national recognition for excellence in positive family-friendly media. Parents and educators appreciate Kathryn the Grape's integrated series because it's unique and its narrative has a real purpose. Kathryn the Grape provides a trio of media options to help support the various learning styles of all children. This book's story is also shared in a Kathryn the Grape song available for streaming and downloading with music and storytelling videos shared on Kathryn the Grape's YouTube channel. About Kathryn the Grape-Purple-Powered Positivity
Kathryn Cloward is Kathryn the Grape. Bringing her childhood nickname to life as an illustrated character was originally her mom's idea; Kathryn was inspired to create heart-centered stories and songs to share positive messages of love, compassion, understanding, and inclusivity. By sharing with children, Kathryn knows she is also sharing with adults. A prolific storyteller of simplification, she is passionate and purposeful in her desire to provide children, families, caregivers, and educators with simple and relatable tools for navigating life. Dressed in the replica of her favorite purple outfit from childhood, Kathryn the Grape is engaging for young children as an illustrated character on the pages of their books and a real person they see on videos and meet in person at concerts and events.