|Anna Grossnickle Hines Home Guide|
|I Am A Tyrannosaurus
"I have a gigantic head
I am . . .
A little boy pretends to be different dinosaurus--and even a baby dinosaur just hatching from his shell--until his mother joins him with a snack and plays the role of mother dinosaur.
This evocative collection of poems illustrated by beautiful handmade quilts explores peace in all it's various and sometimes surprising forms: from peace at home to peace on a worldwide scale to peace within oneself. Pondering the meaning of peace and its fleeting nature, this book compels each of us to discover and act upon peace ourselve
Take cloth and buttons and thread. Add a classic nursery rhyme and a counting game. Stitch them together and what do you have? A patchwork of numbers and fun!
With bold and beautiful quilted illustrations, author-illustrator Anna Grossnickle Hines has created a read-aloud that's sure to become a cozy household favorite.
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Read the Story Behind the Book
|Pieces: A Year
in Poems and Quilts
Winner of the 2001 Lee Bennett Hopkins Award for Children's Poetry!
Greenwillow Books, March 2001
Lee Bennett Hopkins Award for Children's Poetry 2002
Reviews STARS from Kirkus, Booklist, and Publisher's Weekly!
|Daddy Makes the Best Spaghetti
The illustrations "capture the circumscribed world of the preschooler while celebrating the joys to be found in daily events...Corey has parents who share household tasks to make his life, as well as theirs, not only secure but also fun. The book conveys the kind of marital respect which can exist within today's family with charm and vitality." Horn Book 9/86.
Children's Choice, IRA/CBC.
Junior Literary Guild Selection.
Trumpet Book Club.
ISBN 0-89919-388-9 $13.95;
Paperback 0-89919-794-9 $5.95
CarryAlong Book and Cassette 0-395-51998-5 $7.95
Board Book 0-395-98036-4
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