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
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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.About the Author:
Harriet Ziefert is the author of hundreds of children's books and the publisher of Blue Apple Books in Maplewood, New Jersey. Her books include the bestelling Sleepy Dog in the Step Into Reading series and the acclaimed A New Coat for Anna, a story of the devotion between a mother and daughter during hard times after World War II.
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Book Description Demco Media, 1988. Turtleback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0606038701