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THE CLOUD SPINNER

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A boy with a singular talent catches the eye of the king, with ominous results, but it turns out well.In rhythmic text that holds an occasional rhyme, the story unfolds. The boy weaves wondrous cloth from the clouds: gold in the morning, white in the afternoon, crimson at sunset, "[j]ust as his mother had taught him." His mother also taught him to be sparing, so he uses just enough to weave a ... Read full review

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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - lgrube4 - LibraryThing

This book was very interesting. It reminded me of a fairytale. The illustrations were all cracked and faded which was cool because I had never seen that before. The characters were all large and ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - tburfe1 - LibraryThing

I love this book! The message of how important it is to reserve resources and take care of our environment is delivered beautifully. The illustrations are riveting and detailed, and add so much to the ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - abrozi1 - LibraryThing

This book was very cute! Such a sweet story about a boy that spins clouds into clothing, but the King gets greedy and has him spin clothes for him and his family. The village then runs out of rain ... Read full review

Review: The Cloud Spinner

User Review  - Lexus Beedy - Goodreads

Personal Reaction: I really like this book because it is unique and engaging for all types of readers. The illustrations are done very well; yet do not have any particular pattern of layout throughout ... Read full review

Review: The Cloud Spinner

User Review  - Marilyn - Goodreads

I loved this book. The illustrations are very vintage and the colour pallet perfect for a story with a fairytale flavour. A little boy, with a special gift, can weave clouds ... the morning colours of ... Read full review

Review: The Cloud Spinner

User Review  - Abby Brithinee - Goodreads

This book contains a not-so-subtle message about not taking more than we need from the earth, but it's also a pretty good story with some gorgeous illustrations. It's fun to look for faces on the ... Read full review

Review: The Cloud Spinner

User Review  - Elizabeth Kirkland - Goodreads

FANTASY- The author of The Cloud Spinner, Michael Catchpool takes you into a world where anything is possible. He presents you with a little boy whose has taken it upon himself to sit on a hill and ... Read full review

Review: The Cloud Spinner

User Review  - Melanie - Goodreads

A young boy spends his time spinning clouds into beautiful fabric. Then he weaves the fabric into cloth. He always remembers what his mother taught him, "Enough is enough and not one stitch more." So ... Read full review

Review: The Cloud Spinner

User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

This is a gorgeously and fancifully illustrated story, which tells of a wise boy who is able to spin the most amazing cloth from the clouds. Again we learn how much wiser than adults children are, and ... Read full review

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