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Jan 13, 2004
| ISBN 9780553112337
| 3-7 years
Jun 27, 2012
| ISBN 9780375983702
| 3-7 years
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Jan 13, 2004 | ISBN 9780553112337 | 3-7 years
Jun 27, 2012 | ISBN 9780375983702 | 3-7 years
The main character of Coretta Scott King Award and Caldecott Honor winner Tar Beach returns in this imaginative exploration of words, with illustrations that echo artist Faith Ringgold’s famous story quilts.Join Cassie, the main character from the picture book Tar Beach, as she takes readers on a tour of her home, neighborhood, and school, introducing dozens of new words and their meaning. Young readers will relish the beautifully designed spreads, each with its own quilt motif.A perfect storytime for kids of all ages, the bright, boldly colored pages will attract even the youngest lookers, while teaching vocabulary and important pre-reading skills to older children.
Faith Ringgold is best known for her painted story quilts—art that combines painting, quilted fabric, and storytelling. Her first book, Tar Beach, was a Caldecott Honor Book and winner of the Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration, among numerous other honors. She… More about Faith Ringgold
“This is a wordbook, but much more. A wonderful vehicle for one-on-one sharing and classroom use.”—School Library Journal“Vibrant and friendly, this will make pre-reading skill development fun.”—Booklist
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