Charlie Needs a Cloak

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Dec 1, 1973 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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A shepherd shears his sheep, cards and spins the wool, weaves and dyes the cloth, and sews a beautiful new red cloak.

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i got the book in my hands it so boring that my mom peeded i love the art lessone but hate this won plesses make chapter 2 the art lesson

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A lovely story about Charlie who looks after a flock of sheep who needs a new cloak. It has him go through all the stages of collecting the wool, washing and carding the wool. Spinning, collecting ... Read full review

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Tomie dePaola is one of the most popular children’s book authors and illustrators of our time. His humor, insight, and gentle art delight all readers. A Newbery Honoree, he has written and illustrated a number of books for Simon & Schuster, including Caldecott Honor Book Strega Nona as well as Andy, That’s My Name; Watch Out for the Chicken Feet in Your Soup; and Charlie Needs a Cloak. A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and lives in New London, New Hampshire.

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