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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User Review  - jbarr5 - LibraryThing

The quilt maker's gift Audio children's book about a woman who was a quilter. She made the prettiest ones of all. Blue came from the ocean, white from snow, green/purple from flowers, other colors ... Read full review

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User Review  - JaclynPoe - LibraryThing

This book fully encompasses the spirit and joy of giving. It would be best to introduce this book to a class at anytime of the year, but especially around the holidays when many children are only ... 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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