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The Magic Ball of Wool

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The Magic Ball of Wool

By Susanna Isern; Nora Hilb (Illustrator); Jon Brokenbrow (Translator)

Cuento de Luz SL, Hardcover, 9788415619895, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2013

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Description
Winner of:
Picture Book 4-8 Year Old Silver (tie), 2013 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards
One morning, a hedgehog wakes up to find a mysterious ball of wool caught in his prickles. Fascinated, all of the forest animals come to his house and the hedgehog happily knits something for each of his visitors, woolen garments that suddenly and magically turn into the very thing each animal loves most. But when a fellow animal is in trouble and the ball of wool has reached its end, the rest of the animals need to come to the hedgehog's aid. This charming tale of friendship and generosity will bring out the best in young readers by encouraging them to help others.
Guided Reading Level L
Lexile Level 930L.


About the Author
Susanna Isern is an award-winning children's books author whose work has been translated into more than nine languages. She lives in Santander, Spain. The award-winning illustrator Nora Hilb was born and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina. During the 80'ies, she was jailed for four years for political reasons by the dictatorship at the time.
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