The Quilt

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The new quilt is finished, and what a quilt it is! Here is a square from the proud owner's baby pajamas, and one from the shirt she wore on her second birthday. There is even a square of the same material from which her mother made her stuffed dog Sally. How can she possibly sleep when there is so much to look at, and remember, and dream about . . . ?

A child's new patchwork quilt recalls old memories and provides new adventure at ...

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Overview

The new quilt is finished, and what a quilt it is! Here is a square from the proud owner's baby pajamas, and one from the shirt she wore on her second birthday. There is even a square of the same material from which her mother made her stuffed dog Sally. How can she possibly sleep when there is so much to look at, and remember, and dream about . . . ?

A child's new patchwork quilt recalls old memories and provides new adventure at bedtime.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Vibrant colors and an active imagination figure prominently in this tale of an African American girl's quilt which springs to life overnight. Ages 3-8. July
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780688038250
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/28/1984
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 40
  • Sales rank: 243,069
  • Age range: 3 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.87 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Ann Jonas has written and illustrated many popular books for children, including Color Dance, Reflections, and Round Trip, which was an ALA Notable Book and a "New York Times" Best Illustrated Book. She is a graduate of Cooper Union and has worked as a graphic designer for many years with her husband, Donald Crews. They live in upstate New York.

Ann Jonas has written and illustrated many popular books for children, including Color Dance, Reflections, and Round Trip, which was an ALA Notable Book and a "New York Times" Best Illustrated Book. She is a graduate of Cooper Union and has worked as a graphic designer for many years with her husband, Donald Crews. They live in upstate New York.

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