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The Crazy Quilt by Kristin Avery
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The Crazy Quilt

by Kristin Avery

Other authors: David McPhail (Illustrator)

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The Crazy Quilt is the story of a young bear named Tayna and her discovery of the family quilt. Tayna’s mother explains that every square was stitched together using fabric from family members. Children easily relate to Tanya as she begins secretly searching around the house collecting her family’s favorite pieces of clothes to create her own quilt. Children will find the fun and silly book easy to read and learn a little bit about quilting. The illustrations are filled with bright water colors with a faded background. The full page illustrations contain explicit and engaging details of Tayna’s home. The Crazy Quilt is a compelling story in few words with familiar repetitive rhythm patterns and beautiful illustrations. Although the illustrations are beautiful, the story would be enhanced if there was more character analysis. ( )
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The Let Me Read series fills the gap between board books and picture books for emergent readers. Bright, crisp pictures invite young children to read on their own with predictable story patterns, memorable rhymes, and comforting repetition. Tips at the back of the book guide parents in reading books with their children. Reading Recovery levels are available for most titles. Reading Recovery is a registered service mark of the Ohio State University. Hardbound. Reading Recovery Level 11

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Tanya makes a quilt from her family's favorite clothes.

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