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The Quiltmaker's Gift

The Quiltmaker's Gift

by Jeff Brumbeau Illustrated by Gail de Marcken
When a generous quiltmaker finally agrees to make a quilt for a greedy king, but only under certain conditions, she causes him to undergo a change of heart. Each page highlights a different quilt block pattern whose name relates to the unfolding story.
Ages
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Lexile Measure
AD640L
DRA
38
Guided Reading
P
Number of Pages
48
Genre
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables

About the Author and Illustrator

Jeff Brumbeau Jeff Brumbeau's childhood exposure to independent, self-sufficient women-- his mother and sister--inspired him to write the children's books, The Man-In-The-Moon in Love and The Quiltmaker's Gift.
Gail de Marcken Gail de Marcken has been lucky enough to have lived all over the world. She joined the Peace Corps in 1965, and argued her way to a posting four days upriver in Borneo, where she met another volunteer. Two years later, he called her in Minnesota and offered to carry supplies back to her teacher's college. He had just gotten a job with the Peace Corps located near the college. Three days late they got married, and she went with him back to Borneo.

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