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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.

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Notable 1991 Childrens' Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
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Synopsis:

Why do quilts look like they do? What do their designs mean? Ann Whitford presents an alphabet of quilting patterns and their possible origins. Complemented by Jeanette Winter's bold and warm illustrations, this book is a creative look at a meaningful folk art tradition. Full color.

Synopsis:

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)

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064434645
Subtitle:
A Patchwork Alphabet
ill.:
Winter, Jeanette
Author:
by Ann Whitford Paul and Jeanette Winter
Author:
Paul, Ann Whitford
Author:
Winter, Jeanette
Author:
Winter, Jeanette
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York :
Subject:
English language
Subject:
History - United States/Colonial & Revolutionary
Subject:
Concepts - Alphabet
Subject:
Quilting
Subject:
Alphabet
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Alphabet books
Subject:
Art history
Subject:
Patchwork
Subject:
Patchwork -- United States -- Patterns -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
Children s 4-8 - Language Arts
Subject:
History
Subject:
Children s Picture Books-Concepts General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 63
Publication Date:
19960315
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.96x7.96x.15 in. .26 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
08-UP

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Product details 32 pages HarperCollins Publishers - English 9780064434645 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Why do quilts look like they do? What do their designs mean? Ann Whitford presents an alphabet of quilting patterns and their possible origins. Complemented by Jeanette Winter's bold and warm illustrations, this book is a creative look at a meaningful folk art tradition. Full color.

"Synopsis" by , 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)

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