Grandmas Are Magic

(March 25th, 2025)

Timed for Mother's Day, this touching, inclusive picture book celebrates the beautiful grandmother and grandchild relationships from iconic Disney and Pixar films.

From Pura Belpré winning author Yamile Saeid Méndez comes a beautiful and inclusive picture book that celebrates the special relationships between Disney kids and their grandmas.

From Gramma Tala inspiring Moana to turn her fears into courage, to Abuela Alma recognizing what makes Mirabel special, each spread will remind readers of all the amazing things grandmas can do--and how, even though every grandma is unique, they’re all magic in their own ways.

With gorgeous illustrations from Minji Kim, this picture book is the perfect gift for families to share on Mother's Day or all year round!

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About the Author

Yamile (sha-MEE-lay) is an Argentine-American author. She’s the mother of 5 kids and 2 adorable dogs. Yamile’s an inaugural Walter Dean Meyers Grant recipient, a graduate of Voices of our Nation (VONA) and the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA Writing for Children program.