9780439925457

My Grandfather's Coat

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  • ISBN13:

    9780439925457

  • ISBN10:

    0439925452

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/21/2014
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press
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Summary

A rollicking, rhyming, fun rendition of a favorite folksong about a many-times recycled coat -- by the award-winning, bestselling team of Jim Aylesworth and Barbara McClintock.

When my grandfather came to America
he made himself a handsome coat!
Then he wore it and he wore it and he wore it--
until it was all worn out!
So what did he do?

   He snipped and he clipped--
          and he stitched and he sewed. . .
                and out of the still-good cloth of his coat--
he made himself a smart jacket!


How many things can Grandfather make
out of that old frayed coat?
 
Jim Aylesworth's satisfying retelling and Barbara McClintock's heart-warming pictures celebrate the clever recycling of a beloved coat that lasts four generations -- until it becomes this story!
 

Author Biography

Jim Aylesworth tells his stories with generous doses of "out loud" sounds, rhythms, and rhymes. His 25-year teaching career taught him exactly what children love best in a story. He lives in Chicago, IL with his wife.



Barbara McClintock's distinguished books have four times been honored as NEW YORK TIMES Best Illustrated Children's Books.

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