The Seasons Sewn by Ann Whitford Paul
A Year in Patchwork

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Informative text about quilt patterns, including Bear’s Paw, Trail of the Covered Wagon, and Turkey Tracks, and appealing scratchboard illustrations provide a glimpse of pioneer life and celebrate an American art form. “McCurdy’s finely etched illustrations, with their careful attention to detail and old-fashioned flavor, urge upon readers a commanding vision of American history.”--Publishers Weekly
 

About Ann Whitford Paul

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No Bio Michael McCurdy, the celebrated American artist, has illustrated books by David Mamet and Edward Abbey. He lives in Massachusetts.
 
Published April 1, 1996 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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Traditional quilt blocks, with their litany of evocative names (""The Trail of the Covered Wagon,"" ""Mariner's Compass"" and so on) are Paul's (Eight Hands Round: A Patchwork Alphabet) device for peering into the past in this handsome volume, and quite an effective device it is.

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Some two dozen traditional quilt block designs provide a springboard for a look at pioneer life.

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