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A Chair for My Mother

Vera B. Williams, Vera B. Williams (Illustrator)

Library Binding

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (5/11/2009)
Paperback, Spanish (1/23/2007)
Paperback (1/23/2007)
Hardcover, Spanish (7/1/1994)
Hardcover (10/1/1982)
Prebound (1/23/2007)
Prebound (1/23/2007)
Compact Disc, Spanish (10/30/1994)
Paperback, Spanish (3/1/2001)

Description

The jar of coins is full. The day has come to buy the chair - the big, fat, comforable, wonderful chair they have been saving for. The chair that will replace the one that was burned up - along with everything else - in the terrible fire.

A book of love and tenderness filled with the affirmation of life.

Greenwillow Books, 9780688009151, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1982



About the Author

Vera B. Williams began her career in children’s books by illustrating Hooray for Me!, written by Remy Charlip with Lilian Moore. Her beloved A Chair for My Mother won multiple awards, including a Caldecott Honor, and “More, More, More,” Said the Baby also received a Caldecott Honor. Vera B. Williams was the recipient of the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award; she was awarded the 2009 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature; and she was the US nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004. Vera B. Williams died on October 16, 2015, shortly before this book was completed.



Vera B. Williams began her career in children’s books by illustrating Hooray for Me!, written by Remy Charlip with Lilian Moore. Her beloved A Chair for My Mother won multiple awards, including a Caldecott Honor, and “More, More, More,” Said the Baby also received a Caldecott Honor. Vera B. Williams was the recipient of the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award; she was awarded the 2009 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature; and she was the US nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004. Vera B. Williams died on October 16, 2015, shortly before this book was completed.