The Quilt Story

by Tony Johnston
Illustrator Tomie Depaola

Puffin | January 11, 2002 | Picture Books

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A pioneer mother lovingly stitches a beautiful quilt which warms and comforts her daughter, Abigail. Many years later, another mother mends and patches it for her little girl.

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 32 Pages, 7.87 × 9.45 × 0 in

Published: January 11, 2002

Publisher: Puffin

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0698113683

ISBN - 13: 9780698113688

Found in: Quilts and Quilting
Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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The Quilt Story

The Quilt Story

by Tony Johnston
Illustrator Tomie Depaola

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 32 Pages, 7.87 × 9.45 × 0 in

Published: January 11, 2002

Publisher: Puffin

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0698113683

ISBN - 13: 9780698113688

About the Book

Long ago, a young girl named Abigail put her beloved patchwork quilt in the attic. Now years later, another girl discovers the quilt and relies on its warmth to help her feel secure in a new home. Full color.

From the Publisher

A pioneer mother lovingly stitches a beautiful quilt which warms and comforts her daughter, Abigail. Many years later, another mother mends and patches it for her little girl.

About the Author

Tony Johnston was born January 30, 1942, in Los Angeles, CA. After attending Stanford University where she earned a B.A. in History and an M.A in Education, she became a fourth-grade teacher. She has written over seventy books for children. Her titles include Amber on the Mountain, the Cowboy and the Black-Eyed Pea, Day of the Dead, the Ghost of Nicholas Greebe, the Sparky and Eddie series, and the Adventures of Mole and Troll. Her first adult novel was Any Small Goodness. Her works have earned her several awards including a Children's Choice Award for Four Scary Stories and the Beatty Award in 2002 for Any Small Goodness.

Tomie dePaola is an artist, designer, educator, painter, muralist, author, and illustrator. He was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. dePaola received his B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, his M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970. dePaola has illustrated more than 200 books, nearly 90 of which he wrote himself. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. dePaola has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums, and his books have been published in more than 15 countries.

From Our Editors

Long ago, a young girl named Abigail put her beloved patchwork quilt in the attic. Now years later, anohter girl discovers the quilt and makes it her own, relying on its warmth to help her feel secure in a new home. "A quilt that provides warmth, fun and comfort to two different generations is the star of this rich picture book . . . dePaola provides a warm, dignified interpretation of Johnston's stroy".--Booklist, starred review. Full color

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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