My Grandfather's Coat
Sydney Taylor Award Winner"A moving tale of love and regeneration." --The New York TimesWhen my grandfather came to America he made himself a handsome coat!Then he wore it and he wore it and he wore it--until it was all worn out!So what did he do? He snipped and he clipped-- and he stitched and he sewed. . . and out of the still-good cloth of his coat--he made himself a smart jacket!How many things can Grandfather makeout of that old frayed coat? Jim Aylesworth's satisfying retelling and Barbara McClintock's heart-warming pictures celebrate the clever recycling of a beloved coat that lasts four generations -- until it becomes this story!
Reading age 4 - 8 years, 32 pages, Grade level - preschool - 3, paperback