Quiltmaker's Journey

Quiltmaker's Journey


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Quiltmaker's Journey by Jeff Brumbeau, Gail de Marcken, Dan Lee Simmons

Jeff Brumbeau's prequel to the best-selling THE QUILTMAKER'S GIFT, illustrated with Gail de Marcken's rich, sumptuously detailed paintings, will be embraced by new and old fans of the Quiltmaker.

Escaping from the protective walls of wealth and privilege, a young girl discovers the harsh world outside, where some people don't have as much as others. When she realizes that she has the power to help them, the young girl finds a strength and peace she never knew before. Making the loveliest quilts in all the land, the young girl decides to give them away.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780439512190
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/2005
Pages: 56
Sales rank: 346,718
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Jeff brumbeau grew up in New York City, where he lived with his mother and sister in his wodowed grandmother's house. His mother worked hard to support her family, who struggled to get by.

Jeff has had a variety of jobs befitting a degree in English, he says, including pumping gas, carpentry, painting, working in a mail room, car wash, factory, and candy store, on an oil rig in Wyoming and in advertising.

He lives in Chicago and Taos with Marcia, his wife; Samantha, the opera singin Persian cat; and Louis, the daredevil alley cat.

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LeesyLou on LibraryThing 8 days ago
A gorgeous, meaningful picture book. This story is a little long for the youngest listeners, but perfect for kindergardeners or those able to sit still long enough. A prequel to The Quiltmaker's Gift, this tells the story of how the Quiltmaker came to live her life of giving, and is meant to inspire each of us to add an element of giving to our lives. The pictures are rich and colorful, the story inspirational.
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