The Quiltmaker's Gift

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Scholastic Inc., 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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A quiltmaker helps a selfish king learn that giving is the true secret to happiness. The heartwarming, strongly moral tale supports important values, and the detailed illustrations, featuring dozens of lovingly rendered quilt patterns offer hours of delight.

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Wonderful Illustrations! - Walmart
Love this book, illustrations are wonderful. - Goodreads
The pictures are amazing. - Goodreads
Wonderful read, beautiful colors and artwork. - Goodreads
Great message and beautiful illustrations - Goodreads
Gorgeous illustrations, and a nice story/message. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Molly Lamson - Goodreads

Willie loved the story and the artwork. He liked the little old lady. Read full review

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User Review  - Becky B - Goodreads

A very greedy king finds out that there is a quiltmaker in his kingdom who just gives away beautiful quilts to other people, and he is hurt that he has never received one. He demands that she make him ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

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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