A little girl comes running to her grandmother with the question: “Will you hold me?” It’s a request no grandmother could refuse! This heartwarming story is a vivid reminder of the never-ending love between a child and the “big people” in her life—even as she grows up and has a family of her own.
Ray Dick is a retired IT professional who enjoys telling stories, especially the true ones of family lore. He and his wife, Lee, are parents to seven grown children and grandparents to nine grandchildren. One of their granddaughters, Aurora, became the inspiration for this story when, time after time, she would ask the big people in her life, “Will you hold me?” Ray and Lee live in Bloomington, Minnesota.
CA (Cheryl Ann) Nobens has been writing and illustrating books for kids and those who read to them for over forty years. She lives and works in a century-old house near Oak Hill Park in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, with her family, including Suzi and Oreo, their two cats.