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Author: Jennifer Armstrong; Mary GrandPré
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A stranger arrives at a remote village and becomes the tailor, sewing magical embroidered scenes into the pockets of their plain clothes, which transforms their humdrum lives forever. The somber, hard-working people of an isolated town on the plains ply through life in the drabbest of gray clothes--until, in the linings of their pockets, they begin to discover lavishly embroidered pictures of far-away places, sewn  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Armstrong, Jennifer, 1961-
Pockets.
New York : Crown Publishers, c1998
(OCoLC)764408495
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Armstrong; Mary GrandPré
ISBN: 0517709260 9780517709269 0517709279 9780517709276
OCLC Number: 36573735
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 670
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 29. cm.
Responsibility: by Jennifer Armstrong ; illustrated by Mary GrandPré.
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A stranger arrives at a remote village and becomes the tailor, sewing magical embroidered scenes into the pockets of their plain clothes, which transforms their humdrum lives forever. The somber, hard-working people of an isolated town on the plains ply through life in the drabbest of gray clothes--until, in the linings of their pockets, they begin to discover lavishly embroidered pictures of far-away places, sewn there by a mysterious young woman who has recently arrived and taken up work as the town's seamstress. Exploring these stitched visions--of proud ships and sparkling oceans, of golden towers and distant cities, of buccaneers, sea serpents, and gold--the austere townspeople find themselves transformed. A husband and wife suddenly fall in love again, brightly colored flags appear on rooftops, houses are painted in azure and crimson, dances are held ...

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