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My Forever Dress (Hardcover)

Author:  Harriet/ Murphy Ziefert Illustrator:  Liz Murphy
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 1934706450
ISBN-13: 9781934706459
Sku: 210518248
Publish Date: 8/5/2009
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 11H x 8.5L x 0.25T
Age Range:  8 to 11
A story about sewing, economizing, recycling, and sharing, this book follows a special party dress that a grandmother makes for her granddaughter, who narrates the story. Each year she alters the dress to accommodate the year''s growth, until the narrator decides she can''t keep her dress forever--and so passes it on to her little cousin.
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A story about sewing and sharing, recycling and remembering, this book follows a special party dress a grandmother makes for her granddaughter. When her granddaughter grows taller, new fabric is added. The next year, the dress is ingeniously turned into a sleeveless jumper. Finally, when the little girl turns ten and is ready for a new outfit, she decides to give the dress to her little cousin so it can be her forever dress.

Liz Murphy's collage artwork is the perfect medium for this inventive story of sewing and altering, mixing and matching, and the rituals that connect generations.
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