Of Fibre and Friendship: The Story Blanket

Wednesday, December 17, 2008.

The Story BlanketAuthor: Ferida Wolff (on JOMB), Harriet May Savitz (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Elena Odriozola (on JOMB)
Published: 2008 Peachtree Publishing (on JOMB)
ISBN: 1842706942

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Sparingly sprinkled with plump, porcelain people, folky knitwear and hushed goodwill, this gentle tale of creativity and compassion feels just like a cozy winter classic.

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Comment by Ferida Wolff

January 2, 2009 @ 9:29 pm

Thank you for your wonderful comments about The Story Blanket. When we were writing the book, Harriet Savitz and I had fun imagining the blanket getting smaller and smaller as the curiosity of the the villagers grew and how kindness can grow, too. And, as you mentioned, Elena Odriozola captured the the nuances of the story.
Best regards, Ferida Wolff

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