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- DescriptionA good bedtime tale for a cold winter night. -School Library Journal One swy day an elderly woman, Sarah, watches children gathering at the bus stop. While they never seem to tice her, she tices them, especially one little boy who has mittens. That night, Sarah knits the boy a pair of cozy mittens and places them on the blue spruce tree for him to discover. It soon becomes a game, with the children looking for new mittens on the mysterious tree every morning, and Sarah joyfully knitting new ones each night. With its touching message and delightful illustrations, adults and children will enjoy this intergenerational tale for years to come. Candace Christiansen grew up in the Hudson River Valley and was educated at the College of Saint Rose and Cornell University. She has been a teacher of chemistry, math, weaving, and spinning at the Hawthorne Valley School for twenty years and is currently the head of the Fiber Department at Sugar Maples Center for Creative Arts. Elaine Greenstein began making children's books about fifteen years ago and is the author and illustrator of the popular Ice Cream Cones for Sale. She lives with her husband, Jose, in Brooklyn, New York.
- Author BiographyCandace Christiansen grew up in the Hudson River Valley. Educated at the College of Saint Rose and Cornell University, she became interested in weaving and fiber arts while living in South Westerlo, New York, where she raised four children and forty sheep. Elaine Greenstein began making children's books about 15 years ago and is the author and illustrator of the popular Ice Cream Cones for Sale. Currently, she is working on a book about Konrad Lorenz. Greenstein also had stints as a pastry chef and a sculptor. She lives with her husband, Jose, in Brooklyn, New York.
- Author(s)Candace Christiansen
- PublisherFulcrum Inc.,US
- Date of Publication01/10/2009
- SubjectChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Place of PublicationGolden
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintFulcrum Inc.,US
- Out-of-print date18/01/2016
- Content Note32 Color illustrations
- Weight128 g
- Width257 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine5 mm
- Illustrator(s)Elaine Greenstein
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Interest AgeFrom 3
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