The Rag Coat

The Rag Coat Cover

The Rag Coat

By Lauren Mills

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780316574075, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 3, 1991


With paintings that capture all the beauty of Appalachia in authentic detail, this tender story about a resourceful mountain girl's special coat will touchreaders with its affirming message of love and friendship.

About the Author
Lauren Mills is the talented storyteller of such original tales as Fairy Wings, winner of the Golden Kite Award for Illustration along with her collaborator Dennis Nolan, Fia and the Imp, and The Dog Prince as well as the highly acclaimed story The Rag Coat, praised by Smithsonian magazine as "A story of bravery and self-reliance, with bewitching watercolors." Lauren Mills lives with her husband, artist and author Dennis Nolan, and their daughter, Evie, in Massachusetts.