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The Cloud Spinner

Written by Michael Catchpool & illustrated by Alison Jay
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Jan 1, 2012
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Perfect for Earth Day–and all through the year. From author Michael Catchpool and illustrator Alison Jay comes a magical tale about the beauty and fragility of our natural world, and the wisdom and courage needed to protect it.

One small boy has a special gift—he can weave cloth from the clouds: gold in the early morning with the rising sun, white in the afternoon, and crimson in the evening. He spins just enough cloth for a warm scarf. But when the king sees the boy’s magnificent cloth, he demands cloaks and gowns galore. “It would not be wise,” the boy protests. “Your majesty does not need them!” But spin he must—and soon the world around him begins to change….

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Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
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Spent many carefree hours hunting clues with the Hardy boys and defending Redwall Abbey.
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A story about greed and consequences and a boy that learned to spin clothes from the clouds in the sky from his mother. One day the king spots the boy’s magnificent scarf which he has made from the clouds and demands to have his own. The king’s demands for new clothes continue until there are no more clouds in the sky. As a consequence, no rain falls and his people begin to suffer.

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Alison Jay

Alison Jay is the creator of <i>A B C: A Child’s First Alphabet Book</i> and <i>1 2 3: A Child’s First Counting Book</i>. She studied illustration at the London College of Printing and lives in London.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780375870118
Publication Date:
January 1, 2012
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0375870113

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