The Red Woolen Blanket by Bob Graham

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In a touching tale that demonstrates the bond between a child and her blanket, Julia, having treasured her blanket and carried it for years until it is nothing but a small rag, finally grows out of that stage by beginning a new period in her life when she enters school. Original.
 

About Bob Graham

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Author and illustrator, Bob Graham was born in 1942 in Sydney, Australia. He attended Julian Ashton Art School where he studied drawing and painting. His first picture book Pete and Roland was published in 1981. He has written and illustrated over 25 books including "Crusher Is Coming," "Jethro Byrd," "Rose Meets Mr. Wintergarten" and "The Adventures of Charlotte and Henry." His works have earned him numerous awards and recognition. He has won the Children's Book Council of Australia award four times, the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Human Rights Award, the Smarties Book Prize and the UNICEF Bologna Illustrator of the Year award.
 
Published April 1, 1988 by Little Brown & Co (Juv). 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Her blanket's color causes amiable strangers to assume that baby Julia is a boy, but her parents know the color is fine.

Apr 01 1988 | Read Full Review of The Red Woolen Blanket

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Even before Julia was born she was given a red woolen blanket that she used "right from the start." PW said, "Graham's colorful paintings show a

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