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My Two Blankets : Winner of the 2015 CBCA for Picture Books - Irena Kobald

My Two Blankets

Winner of the 2015 CBCA for Picture Books

By: Irena Kobald, Freya Blackwood (Illustrator)

Hardcover

Published: 1st February 2014
For Ages: 3+ years old
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Winner of the 2015 Children's Book Council Award for Picture Books.

Product Description

Cartwheel has arrived in a new country, and feels the loss of all she's ever known.

She creates a safe place for herself under an ‘old' blanket made out of memories and thoughts of home.

As time goes on, Cartwheel begins to weave a ‘new' blanket, one of friendship and a renewed sense of belonging. It is different from the old blanket, but it is eventually just as warm and familiar.

About the Author

Irena Kobold has been a teacher and writer in the Northern Territory. She has a Master's degree in Russian.

About the Illustrator

Freya Blackwood is a rising star in the Australian and international children's book scene. She is a multi-award winning illustrator and has most recently illustrated Her Mother's Face, written by Roddy Doyle. Clancy and Millie and the Very Fine House is her second book with Little Hare. The adorable Ivy Gives written and illustrated by Freya is being published in Board Book in September 2010!

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My Two Blankets
 
4.7

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  • Deserves multiple readings (3)
  • Well written (3)

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5.0

Well worth a read

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from Redlands

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Informative
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift

    Comments about My Two Blankets:

    Thought provoking

     
    5.0

    Adorable and informative

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    from NSW Hunter

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters
    • Informative
    • Page-Turner
    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Education
      • Younger Readers

      Comments about My Two Blankets:

      This book is wonderful for explaining the struggles that immigrants face when moving to a foreign country.
      It is beautifully written with equally beautiful illustrations!
      Would be very suitable in a classroom scenario.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      A lovely story

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      from Sydney, AU

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      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Understand
      • Inspirational
      • Well Written

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift
        • Younger Readers

        Comments about My Two Blankets:

        A beautiful story about a refugee family moving to a new country and a little girl learning to feel comfortable in her new home. Includes themes of friendship and has beautiful artwork.

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        ISBN: 9781921714764
        ISBN-10: 192171476X
        Audience: Children
        For Ages: 3+ years old
        Format: Hardcover
        Language: English
        Number Of Pages: 32
        Published: 1st February 2014
        Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont
        Country of Publication: AU
        Dimensions (cm): 25.5 x 21.2  x 1.2
        Weight (kg): 0.39
        Edition Number: 1