The Story Blanket by Ferida Wolff, Harriet May Savitz
  

The Story Blanket

Written by Ferida Wolff, Harriet May Savitz

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A beautifully heart-warming story about generosity rewarded with stunning illustrations by the award-winning illustrator Elena Odriozola.

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The Story Blanket by Ferida Wolff, Harriet May Savitz

Babba Zarrah has a beautiful woollen sitting blanket, which the children sit on to listen to her stories. When she realises the villagers need new clothes, Babba Zarrah begins to unravel her blanket in secret to make them. But when the villagers discover Babba Zarrah's secret, they decide to give Babba Zarrah a surprise in return.

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Arresting illustrations...this is sweetly vivid in and of itself. Booklist From the spare wood floor and the children clustered in anticipation on the blanket under a potted indoor tree comes a warm invitation to enjoy this sweet story again and again. School Library Journal A warm-hearted story about caring and sharing. Guardian

About the Author

Ferida Wolff, Harriet May Savitz

Ferida Wolff worked as a teacher and a journalist before becoming a writer. She lives in the US, and has two grown-up children. Harriet May Savitz had over 24 books published, including picture books and teenage fiction. She lived in the US until her death in 2008.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5

Author

Ferida Wolff, Harriet May Savitz
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Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2009

ISBN

9781842707562

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Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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