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Eight Hands Round: A Patchwork Alphabet

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"Paul provides information about pioneer life through speculation about the origins of 26 quilt patterns, one for each letter of the alphabet. The variety of colors and designs makes the quilts themselves the real stars of the book [and] will [encourage] students to develop their own creations in cloth or on paper." —SLJ.

Outstanding Books of 1991 (NYT)
Notable 1991 Childrens' Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
Books for Vacation Reading (NYT)

Synopsis:

Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)

About the Author

Ann Whitford Pauls second book for children grew out of her long-time love of quilts. She lives with her family in Los Angeles, California.

Jeanette Winter is the illustrator of more than a dozen childrens books, including Hinny Winny Bunco by Carole Greene. She has twice been the recipient of the American Illustrators Guild Award. She lives in Frankfort, Maine.Ann Whitford Pauls second book for children grew out of her long-time love of quilts. She lives with her family in Los Angeles, California.

Jeanette Winter is the illustrator of more than a dozen childrens books, including Hinny Winny Bunco by Carole Greene. She has twice been the recipient of the American Illustrators Guild Award. She lives in Frankfort, Maine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060246891
Subtitle:
A Patchwork Alphabet
Author:
Winter, Jeanette
Author:
Paul, Ann Whitford
Author:
Winter, Jeanette
Author:
Winter, Jeanette
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Subject:
Concepts - Alphabet
Subject:
Quilting
Subject:
Alphabet books
Subject:
Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Patchwork
Subject:
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / General
Subject:
Children s 9-12 - language Arts
Subject:
History
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
19910404
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.28x8.32x.34 in. .72 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Children's » Concepts » General
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