Book details

Macmillan Children's Book

Peaceful Pieces

Poems and Quilts About Peace

Author: Anna Grossnickle Hines; artwork by Anna Grossnickle Hines

Peaceful Pieces

Peaceful Pieces

$18.99

Hardcover

About This Book

In this evocative collection of poems illustrated by beautiful handmade quilts, Anna Grossnickle Hines explores peace in all its various and sometimes surprising forms: from peace at home to peace...

Page Count
32
On Sale
03/29/2011

Book Details

In this evocative collection of poems illustrated by beautiful handmade quilts, Anna Grossnickle Hines explores peace in all its various and sometimes surprising forms: from peace at home to peace on a worldwide scale to peace within oneself. Pondering the meaning of peace and its fleeting nature, this book compels each of us to discover and act upon peace ourselves.

Imprint Publisher

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

ISBN

9780805089967

In The News

“The most striking aspect of the book is its quilted, pieced-cloth artwork, and the borderless pages allow maximum impact for Hines' bold, expressive visual statements…A beautiful poetry book on an ever-relevant theme.” —STARRED, Booklist

“Often Hines needs just a few words to convey oceans of meaning…The beauty and painstaking detail evident in each quilt brings the book's vision a stitch closer.” —STARRED, Publishers Weekly

“The quilts that accompany the selections serve to expand upon their themes and create an interesting contrast to the text. Children will be fascinated by the painstakingly intricate stitching, bold colors, and poignant imagery.” —School Library Journal

“Hines' art is always beautiful; she illustrates her work with astonishing quilts, reproduced full-size, in a variety of designs: In this work she uses black-and-white reverse patterns, mosaic-type images, photographs made into quilt patterns and lots and lots of gorgeous color.” —Kirkus Reviews

“This is indeed a treasure trove of beauty and inspiration.” —BookPage

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Peaceful Pieces

Peaceful Pieces

$18.99

Hardcover