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Emma's Rug - by  Allen Say (Paperback) - image 1 of 1
Emma's Rug - by  Allen Say (Paperback) - image 1 of 1
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  • Through gorgeous illustrations and heartwarming words, children and adults will find inspiration in Emma's ability to find creativity within herself.
  • 4-7 Years
  • 11.0" x 9.2" Paperback
  • 32 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Art


About the Book

In a story of warmth and surprise, the Caldecott Medalist explores the origins of artistic inspiration with this portrayal of a child who discovers that creativity ultimately comes from within. Full color.

Book Synopsis

Through gorgeous illustrations and heartwarming words, children and adults will find inspiration in Emma's ability to find creativity within herself.

Emma is a gifted young artist whose most prized possession is a small, shaggy rug. When her mother accidentally puts the rug in the washing machine and destroys it, Emma is devastated and ceases her art. But she soon comes to find that creativity comes from within, not from an object.

A perfect gift for any young artist in your life.

Review Quotes

"An impressive creation, to be appreciated on many levels." Publishers Weekly, Starred

"In cogent prose and affecting paintings, Say distills the creative life of a young child. . . . This is a stunning springboard for discussion about artistic inspiration and the creative process with groups of all ages." The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books --

Dimensions (Overall): 11.0 Inches (H) x 9.2 Inches (W) x .1 Inches (D)
Weight: .35 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-7 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Art
Publisher: Clarion Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Allen Say
Language: English
Street Date: May 12, 2003
TCIN: 12436689
UPC: 9780618335237
Item Number (DPCI): 248-46-8029
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.1 inches length x 9.2 inches width x 11 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.35 pounds
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