The Folks in the Valley: A Pennsylvania Dutch ABC by Jim Aylesworth, Stefano Vitale |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Folks in the Valley: A Pennsylvania Dutch ABC

Folks in the Valley: A Pennsylvania Dutch ABC

by Jim Aylesworth, Stefano Vitale
     
 

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"From the alarm clock that wakens this Pennsylvania Dutch family in the morning to the 'Z' sound of their peaceful sleep at night, this rhyming alphabet book celebrates their way of life as it follows them through the day. Whether used to introduce rural life, Pennsylvania Dutch folkways, or the alphabet, [it] should be read aloud for the warm glow it kindles in

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"From the alarm clock that wakens this Pennsylvania Dutch family in the morning to the 'Z' sound of their peaceful sleep at night, this rhyming alphabet book celebrates their way of life as it follows them through the day. Whether used to introduce rural life, Pennsylvania Dutch folkways, or the alphabet, [it] should be read aloud for the warm glow it kindles in those who share it." —BL.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
This volume has been reformatted into a board book. It takes kids for a visit into the lives of the Amish, Mennonites and Moravians, who collectively are commonly referred to as the Pennsylvania Dutch. Their lives are simple and the painted scenes show families working the land, raising animals and doing household chores. The primitive looking art is framed, situated below an upper and lower case letter of the alphabet and above a rhyming text that describes the activities depicted. It makes a good read aloud. 1998 (orig.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780064433631
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/01/1994
Edition description:
REISSUE
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.82(w) x 9.99(h) x 0.13(d)
Lexile:
500L (what's this?)
Age Range:
3 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Stefano Vitale's award-winning artwork appears in galleries and exhibitions as well as in such picture books as When the Wind Stops, by Charlotte Zolotow (an ALA Notable Book). Mr. Vitale is a graduate of the University of Southern California and of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He lives with his family in Venice, Italy.

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