New title by a bestselling author/illustrator of Northumberland childhood tales. As Mother sews a quilt for Baby, she tells its story, square by patchwork square. It is a warm and comforting story of the farm they live on and the animal families who share their home. With charming, gentle illustrations set against a patchwork background, this heartwarming picture book features Floss, star of the bestselling Floss and Just Like Floss, and weaves a comforting and reassuring picture of family life, at home and on the farm.
Kim Lewis was born in Canada, in 1951. She did a BA degree in Fine Arts at Concordia University, Montreal, and then moved to London to take a course in advanced printmaking. Since 1980 she has been a self-employed artist and printmaker. Each of her picture books has been set on or around the sheep farm in Northumberland where she lives with her husband and two children. Her other titles include The Shepherd Boy (shortlisted for the 1991 Kate Greenaway Medal); Emma's Lamb; Floss; First Snow; The Last Train; My Friend Harry; One Summer Day; Friends; Just Like Floss and Little Baa.