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Jeff Brumbeau

Author of The Quiltmaker's Gift

7+ Works 2,296 Members 35 Reviews

About the Author

Includes the names: Jeff Brumbeam, Jeff Brumbeau

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Works by Jeff Brumbeau

Associated Works

The Quiltmaker's Gift: A New Family Musical Adventure (2005) — Original Author — 1 copy

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Gender
male
Nationality
USA

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This book may be a little long, but the story is heartfelt. It is about a selfish king who wants presents and gifts from everybody. The one present he can’t have is a quilt from the lady in the mountains. She only makes quilts for people who can’t afford them. She tells the king give of yourself and I will make you a quilt. The king will not do this. Instead, he punishes the old lady and in turn just punishes himself. This book does have a happy ending and is simply lovely. The illustrations are classic, and so is the story. I see this book being handed down from “maker to “maker as they share the love conjunctions.… (more)
 
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LibrarianRyan | 25 other reviews | Sep 25, 2023 |
Unfortunately, I read an ebook version of this which seemed to be missing large chunks of pages, so the story was confusing... The illustrations that were whole seemed to be quite nice though.
 
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bookwyrmqueen | 25 other reviews | Oct 25, 2021 |
 
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Works
7
Also by
1
Members
2,296
Popularity
#11,184
Rating
½ 4.5
Reviews
35
ISBNs
13
Languages
2

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