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Elephant Quilt

Stitch By Stitch To California

By Susan Lowell, 1950-

“We’re going to see the Elephant!” That’s what people say when they head West on a journey promising to be “something powerful strange. Like a real live elephant, but even bigger – stranger – wilder – scarier!” Lily Rose is raring to go. Along the way she’ll help stitch her family’s adventures into a grand and glorious quilt.

Inspired by a quilt sewn by young Mary Margaret Hezlep in 1859 during her journey West, readers will relish this spirited tale with its lively heroine and bold pictures, cleverly designed to include quilted elements. And they’ll have fun finding the elephant hidden in the final quilt and tracing Lily Rose’s journey from Missouri to California in the quilt border—a reminder of a trip that’s as BO-dacious as Lily Rose herself!

The Elephant Quilt is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Format

Book

Availability

1 available at Sandhills
  • P Lowell, Picture Book
1 available at Southeast
  • P Lowell, Picture Book

ISBN

0374382239


Format: Book
Author: Lowell, Susan, 1950-
Summary: Lily Rose and Grandma stitch a quilt that tells the story of their family's journey from Missouri to California by covered wagon in 1859.
Title: Elephant quilt : stitch by stitch to California / Susan Lowell ; pictures by Stacey Dressen-McQueen.
Publisher Date: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2008.
Subject: Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Juvenile fiction. Quilting -- Juvenile fiction.
Isbn: 0374382239 9780374382230
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 3
System Items Total: 4
Call Number: P Lowell
Oclc: 61211439
Upc:
Bib Id: 312711

Format: Book
Author: Lowell, Susan, 1950-
Summary: Lily Rose and Grandma stitch a quilt that tells the story of their family's journey from Missouri to California by covered wagon in 1859.
Title: Elephant quilt : stitch by stitch to California / Susan Lowell ; pictures by Stacey Dressen-McQueen.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2008.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., col. map ; 29 cm.
Subjects: Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Quilting -- Juvenile fiction.
Other Author: Dressen-McQueen, Stacey ill.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
LCCN: 2005051227
ISBN: 0374382239
ISBN: 9780374382230
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 3
Total Copies: 4
Call Number: P Lowell