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No Ordinary Jacket

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No Ordinary Jacket
Written by Sue-Ellen Pashley
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536209662
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No Ordinary Jacket

author: Sue-Ellen Pashley
illustrator: Thea Baker

The jacket was no ordinary jacket. It was soft, like dandelion fluff. It was comforting, like a hug from your favorite teddy bear. And it had four dazzling buttons down the front.

Amelia wears her favorite jacket everywhere. She wears it to preschool. And to Aunty Kathís house. And to the store. Even to bed! But one day, she canít fit into it anymore. Perhaps she should give it to her little sister, Lilly? Then she can wear it everywhere . . . until it doesnít fit her either, and the jacket can live on in other surprising ways. A reassuring text combines with enchanting collage illustrations to tell a story that is as warm and cozy as a well-loved coat.

What happens when you outgrow a cherished piece of clothing? An affectionate tale about letting go and watching the things you love take on a new life.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$17.99 / $23.99
153620966X /  9781536209662
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 5/8" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
Family; Social Themes; Clothing & Dress;
author’s comments:
Sue-Ellen Pashley is an author of adult fiction, as well as a social worker. No Ordinary Jacket is her picture book debut. She lives in Queensland, Australia, with her husband, three children, and a menagerie of animals.
illustrator’s comments:
Thea Baker has illustrated numerous books for children. Originally from Somerset in the U.K., she now lives with her husband in a small town just outside Melbourne, Australia.
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