Elizabeth's Constellation Quilt offers an engaging picture book about a little mouse who worries that she can never be a sailor because she can't remember the stars - and thus, can't navigate.
Her mother's solution is to make Elizabeth a 'constellation quilt' so she can live her dreams - and so an engaging story of a little mouse who "�安anted to be a sailor, just like her father" emerges to offer something different to parents who read aloud and kids who like warm, different stories.
Elizabeth's Constellation Quilt excels in both illustration and story line: a special feature because the author is both writer and illustrator, here. The engaging little mouse drawings are perfect accents to this story of a mouse who perceives the stars as "all the same,"and who steps up to the plate when her father is seemingly lost at sea.
It turns out that Elizabeth 's greatest liability will become her only asset in finding her father, holding a gentle conclusion that, while not entirely unexpected, is still warm and involving.
Parents looking for a special read-aloud bedtime story won't want to pass by this tale: it chronicles the courage of a young mouse who isn't afraid to dream or tackle life's challenges....Continua