Piece By Piece
by Stephanie Shaw
Drawing inspiration from the natural world around her, a weaver woman with a magical touch crafts exquisite fabrics. And from the fabric she fashions a wondrous dress, with a bodice that sparkles of starlight and lace like the foam of an ocean wave. The weaver envisions the food and clothing she will be able to buy for her children from the sale of the dress. But when she takes the dress to a local shopkeeper, the weaver is told her work is not saleable. And so she starts over again. Harkening back to the magic and lessons learned from classic fairy tales, this imaginative tale reminds readers of all ages of the importance of pursuing one's dreams and following one's heart.
- Graphics: Full-color illustrations
- Hardcover (9781585369997): 32 pages, 9 (w) x 11 (h), © 2017, 07/15/2017
- PDF (9781534103030): 32 pages, 9 (w) x 11 (h), © 2017, 07/15/2017
- Hosted ebook (9781534103184): 32 pages, 9 (w) x 11 (h), © 2017, 07/15/2017
- Subject: Language Arts
- Suggested Interest Level: Age 6 - Age 9
- Suggested Reading Level: Grade 2
- Lexile® Measure: 630
- Guided Reading Level: N
- Accelerated Reader® Quiz: Pending
- JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic (JUV037000)
- JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play (JUV051000)
- JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Bullying (JUV039230)
- JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Values & Virtues (JUV039220)
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Author: Stephanie Shaw
Stephanie Shaw is an Oregonian native, thrilled to have plenty of weather-related reasons to stay indoors reading and writing. A former teacher and school administrator, Stephanie lives in Petaluma, California.
Illustrator: Sylvie Daigneault
Sylvie Daigneault is originally from Montreal, Quebec, where she studied painting at L’Écoles des Beaux-Arts. Her vivid and detailed imagery has been featured on packaging, posters, and in editorial work. Published as a writer-illustrator with the Bruno series, her illustrations are featured in numerous children’s books, including Sarah Saw a Blue Macaw, All on a Sleepy Night, and The Good Garden.
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