Read-Together Books for Grandparents Day

Dear readers young and old alike, whether you want to jump into a series or head off into one spectacular adventure that stands on its own these books are a great place to start.

Go gather your grandparents, parents, children, and grandchildren and start your own epic quest in a Read Aloud for the whole family.

Happy Grandparents’ Day from all of us here at the Towne Book Center!

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Peter Pan (Illustrated with Interactive Elements) Cover Image
By J. M. Barrie, Minalima Ltd. (Illustrator)
$32.50
ISBN: 9780062362223
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Published: Harper Design - June 2nd, 2015

J. M. Barrie’s classic children's story is reimagined in this delightful full-color deluxe edition filled with all-new illustrations and ten removable features specially designed by MinaLima, the award-winning design studio behind the graphics for the Harry Potter films.


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The Secret Garden (Illustrated with Interactive Elements) Cover Image
By Frances Hodgson Burnett, Minalima (Illustrator)
$32.50
ISBN: 9780062692573
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Published: Harper Design - July 3rd, 2018

The classic English children’s novel of three young friends and one special garden, stunningly reimagined in a deluxe full-color edition, illustrated with beautiful artwork and unique interactive features created by the award-winning design studio behind the graphics for the Harry Potter film franchise, MinaLima—sure to delight fans of the live action film versions coming in 2018 fr


The Chronicles of Narnia Paperback 7-Book Box Set: 7 Books in 1 Box Set Cover Image
By C. S. Lewis, Pauline Baynes (Illustrator)
$62.93
ISBN: 9780064405379
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Published: HarperCollins - July 1st, 1994

This paperback box set of C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia includes cover art by two time Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Chris van Allsburg and the complete black-and-white original interior art by Pauline Baynes.


Over Sea, Under Stone (The Dark Is Rising Sequence #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689840357
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - November 1st, 2000

The first volume of Susan Cooper's brilliant and absorbing fantasy series, The Dark Is Rising.

On holiday in Cornwall, the three Drew children discover an ancient map in the attic of the house that they are staying in. They know immediately that it is special. It is even more than that -- the key to finding a grail, a source of power to fight the forces of evil known as the Dark.


Dark Is Rising (The Dark Is Rising Sequence #2) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689829833
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - October 1st, 1999

On the Midwinter Day that is his eleventh birthday, Will Stanton discovers a special gift -- that he is the last of the Old Ones, immortals dedicated to keeping the world from domination by the forces of evil, the Dark. At once, he is plunged into a quest for the six magical Signs that will one day aid the Old Ones in the final battle between the Dark and the Light.


Greenwitch (The Dark Is Rising Sequence #3) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689840340
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - October 1st, 2000

Simon, Jane, and Barney, enlisted by their mysterious great-uncle, arrive in a small coastal town to recover a priceless golden grail stolen by the forces of evil -- Dark.


The Grey King (The Dark Is Rising Sequence #4) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689829840
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - October 1st, 1999

There is a Welsh legend about a harp of gold, hidden within a certain hill, that will be found by a boy and a white dog with silver eyes -- a dog that can see the wind. Will Stanton knew nothing of this when he came to Wales to recover from a severe illness. But when he met Bran, a strange boy who owned a white dog, he began to remember.


Silver on the Tree (The Dark Is Rising Sequence #5) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689840333
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - December 1st, 2000

The Dark is rising in its last and greatest bid to control the world. And Will Stanton -- last-born of the immortal Old Ones, dedicated to keeping the world free -- must join forces with this ageless master Merriman and Bran, the Welsh boy whose destiny ties him to the Light. Drawn in with them are the three Drew children, who are mortal, but have their own vital part in the story.