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Gifts of the Heart by Patricia Polacco

Gifts of the Heart

  • Hardcover $17.99

    Oct 03, 2013 | 40 Pages | 5-8 years

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“Polacco’s distinctive illustrations are filled with the usual cozy kitchens, snowy farm scenes and appealing children, but it’s Kay Lamity who stands out as the shining star of this touching, longer story. The story has humor, deeper meaning and a mystery as to Kay Lamity’s true identity.” — Kirkus Reviews

“A familiar Polacco story of family warmth, this time with a touch of magic. . . . A story of longings, not just for gifts but for people and places that are gone or soon will be. . . . Bright patterns in fabric and setting provide additional warmth even when snowflakes are interspersed. Emphasizing human connections, Polacco’s holiday story is quietly charming.” — Booklist

“Reminiscent of Chris Van Allsburg’s classic The Polar Express, this delightfully old-fashioned story reaffirms a child’s belief in Santa Claus. . . . Deftly drawn pencil and marker illustrations eloquently portray Trisha’s nostalgic childhood world of cinnamon gumdrops, toy-store windows, and Santa parades, enhancing the warmth and charm of the story. Children will want to hear Gifts of the Heart every holiday season.” — School Library Journal

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