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The mitten tree

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"A good bedtime tale for a cold winter night."-- School Library Journal

One snowy day an elderly woman, Sarah, watches children gathering at the bus stop. While they never seem to notice her, she notices them, especially one little boy who has no mittens. That night, Sarah knits the boy a pair of cozy mittens and places them on the blue spruce tree for him to discover. It soon becomes a game, with the children looking for new mittens on the mysterious tree every morning, and Sarah joyfully knitting new ones each night. With its touching message and delightful illustrations, adults and children will enjoy this intergenerational tale for years to come.

Candace Christiansen grew up in the Hudson River Valley and was educated at the College of Saint Rose and Cornell University. She has been a teacher of chemistry, math, weaving, and spinning at the Hawthorne Valley School for twenty years and is currently the head of the Fiber Department at Sugar Maples Center for Creative Arts.

Elaine Greenstein began making children's books about fifteen years ago and is the author and illustrator of the popular Ice Cream Cones for Sale . She lives with her husband, Jose, in Brooklyn, New York.

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Full title mitten tree
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Last Update 2018-05-22 23:05:13PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-23 00:57:03AM

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subject_facet Mittens, Mittens -- Fiction, Neighborliness, Neighborliness -- Fiction, Old age. -- Fiction, Picture books for children
title_display The mitten tree
title_full The Mitten Tree, The mitten tree / Candace Christiansen ; illustrated by Elaine Greenstein
title_short The mitten tree
topic_facet Classic Literature, Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Mittens, Neighborliness, Old age