Synopses & Reviews
Informative text about quilt patterns, including Bearand#8217;s Paw, Trail of the Covered Wagon, and Turkey Tracks, and appealing scratchboard illustrations provide a glimpse of pioneer life and celebrate an American art form. and#8220;McCurdyand#8217;s finely etched illustrations, with their careful attention to detail and old-fashioned flavor, urge upon readers a commanding vision of American history.and#8221;--Publishers Weekly
"So beautiful and so filled with real archetypal patterns that it could easily make quilt lovers, if not quilt makers, of us all.and#8212;The New York Times Book Review. "Stunning visual patchwork...A commanding vision of American history."and#8212;Publishers Weekly.
About the Author
Award-winning artist Michael McCurdy has illustrated more than 170 books for adults and children. His books often explore America's past, bringing to life its history and traditions. He lives with his wife, Deborah, on a farm in western Massachusetts.