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Illus. in full color. "A fresh and moving story of a mother's dedication to acquire a coat for her daughter in post-World War II hard times. Anna's mother decides to trade the few valuables she has left for wool and for the services of a spinner, a weaver, and a tailor. Lobel's pictures do a tremendous job of evoking the period. Insightful and informative, this may make children consider how precious the ordinary can become in times of turmoil."--(starred) Booklist.
Follows the sacrifices and hardships of a mother who barters cherished possessions with a shepherd, a spinner, a weaver, and a tailor to get her daughter a winter coat
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Clothing + Dress
Series Title: Dragonfly Books
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Harriet Ziefert
Street Date: March 1, 1988
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-9708
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