My Grandfather's Coat (Hardcover)

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By Jim Aylesworth (Retold by), Barbara McClintock (Illustrator)
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A rollicking, rhyming, fun rendition of a favorite folksong about a many-times recycled coat -- by the award-winning, bestselling team of Jim Aylesworth and Barbara McClintock.
When my grandfather came to America
he made himself a handsome coat
Then he wore it and he wore it and he wore it--
until it was all worn out
So what did he do?
"He snipped and he clipped--
and he stitched and he sewed. . .
and out of the still-good cloth of his coat--
he made himself a smart jacket "
How many things can Grandfather make
out of that old frayed coat?
Jim Aylesworth's satisfying retelling and Barbara McClintock's heart-warming pictures celebrate the clever recycling of a beloved coat that lasts four generations -- until it becomes this story

About the Author

Jim Aylesworth tells his stories with generous doses of "out loud" sounds, rhythms, and rhymes. His 25-year teaching career taught him exactly what children love best in a story. He lives in Chicago, IL with his wife. Barbara McClintock's distinguished books have four times been honored as "New York Times" Best Illustrated Children's Books.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780439925457
ISBN-10: 0439925452
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: October 21st, 2014
Pages: 32
Language: English

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