In the Heart by Ann Turner

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What's at the heart of the house?
A kitchen with warm muffins
and talk like clouds of stream.

What's at the heart of the afternoon?
A friend with an ear to hold a secret.

What's at the heart of this book?
Poetry that captures what a child loves best.

With art as three-dimensional and
rich as the extraordinary words, this
joyful book looks at the bits and
pieces and beautiful fabrics that make
a childs world special.

What's at the heart of your world?

 

About Ann Turner

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Turner lives with her husband, Richard, and their two children, Benjamin and Charlotte. Wendell Minor is the award-winning illustrator of dozens of Wendell Minor is the award-winning illustrator of dozens of picture books, including his own "Yankee Doodle America", Ropicture books, including his own "Yankee Doodle America", Robert Burleigh's "Into the Woods", and "Reaching for the Moonbert Burleigh's "Into the Woods", and "Reaching for the Moon", written by Buzz Aldrin. Mr. Minor's work can be found in ", written by Buzz Aldrin. Mr. Minor's work can be found in the permanent collections of such institutions as the Eric Cthe permanent collections of such institutions as the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and the Library of Congress.arle Museum of Picture Book Art and the Library of Congress. He lives with his wife, Florence, in Washington, Connecticu He lives with his wife, Florence, in Washington, Connecticut. Visit Wendell Minor at www.minorart.com. t. Visit Wendell Minor at www.minorart.com.
 
Published May 1, 2001 by HarperCollins Publishers. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A Valentine’s Day in the life of a little girl, who wakes up on a February morning knowing “the heart of the day is the sun.” The heart of the house is the kitchen, where she sits with her muffin, her little brother in his high chair, and her mother with a cup of cocoa.

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Although it's difficult not to be initially skeptical about a book by an employee of Ted Turner's CNN that is published by Turner Publishing and sounds so unabashed in its praise of CNN and all its works, Chinoy is more than a loyal company man.

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