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Anna Grossnickle Hines
Winter Lights
WINTER LIGHTS: A SEASON IN POEMS & QUILTS

Anna Grossnickle Hines celebrates the lights that brighten the darkest season of our year. In poems and quilts she captures each heartening glow and flicker, from the moon and aurora borealis to the holiday lights of Santa Lucia, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Chinese New Year to one lone candle and a hidden flashlight in the deep, dark night.
Ages 6-8
ORDER HERE [2005]

Pieces: A Year in Poems & Quilts
PIECES: A YEAR IN POEMS & QUILTS

Nineteen handmade quilts grace the pages of this collection of seasonal poems. Each quilt is different, and each is paired with an original poem about another unique patchwork: the seasons of the year. Taking inspiration from the magic that is winter, spring, summer, and fall, Anna Grossnickle Hines shares her love for quilting through her own cheerful, handmade designs. As an added bonus, a fascinating note on the making of quilts is included at the end of the book.

Using various forms of poetry, including haiku, Hines presents her vision of nature's year-round drama. The inspired result is PIECES, a happy blend of stitches and stanzas in one extraordinary collection for the whole family to enjoy.

Ages 5 Up
Order: Hardcover [2001]

My Own Big Bed
MY OWN BIG BED

In this story about a child's transition from sleeping in a crib to sleeping in a brand new big bed is no small thing, the young narrator has thoughth of everything that could go wrong. She could get lost under the layers of covers or become loney in all that wide open space.

But a big bed also means that her parents can sit down beside her for hugs and kisses and a bedtime story. And what could be better to ensure a good night's sleep?

Ages: 4-8

ORDER: Hardcover

What Joe Saw WHAT JOE SAW

A slowpoke sees what no one else sees.The value of taking time to see. Wonderful reminder in our busy times.

Ages 4-8

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BIG HELP

The value of patience for children with younger siblings.

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EVEN IF I SPILL MY MILK?

Reassuring the child, "Will you love me..."

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Anna Grossnickle Hines' "BEAN" Series for Baby to Pre-School:
BEAN
BEAN'S GAMES
BEAN'S NIGHT