Peaceful Pieces by Anna Grossnickle Hines
Poems and Quilts About Peace

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In this evocative collection of poems illustrated by beautiful handmade quilts, Anna Grossnickle Hines explores peace in all its 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 ourselves.

About Anna Grossnickle Hines

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Anna Grossnickle Hines has written and illustrated many highly acclaimed books for children, including 1, 2, 3 Buckle My Shoe; Winter Lights: A Season in Poems and Quilts; and Pieces: A Year in Poems and Quilts. She lives with her family in Gualala, California.
Published March 29, 2011 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Law & Philosophy. Fiction

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In “What If?” she muses, “What if guns / fired marshmallow bullets, / and bombs burst / into feather clouds / sending us into fits / of giggles?

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Hines pairs poems with images of her handmade quilts to reflect on the theme of peace.

Nov 29 2010 | Read Full Review of Peaceful Pieces: Poems and Qu...

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