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Charlie Needs a Cloak
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About The Book
In Charlie Needs a Cloak readers follow a shepherd as he shears his sheep, cards and spins the wool, weaves and dyes the cloth, and sews a beautiful new red cloak. Follow along with Tomie dePaola's incomparable illustrations.
About The Illustrator
Tomie dePaola (1934–2020) was the beloved author and/or illustrator of more than 270 books for young readers, including the children’s classic, Strega Nona. He was the recipient of the Newbery Honor, Caldecott Honor, and the 2011 Children’s Literature Legacy Award for “significant and lasting contribution to children’s literature.” A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and spent much of his life in New London, New Hampshire. Visit his work online at Tomie.com.
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 25, 1982)
- Length: 32 pages
- ISBN13: 9780671664671
- Grades: 1 - 4
- Ages: 6 - 9
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Awards and Honors
- School Library Journal Best Books of the Year
- ALA Notable Children's Books
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- Book Cover Image (jpg): Charlie Needs a Cloak Trade Paperback 9780671664671(0.5 MB)
- Author Photo (jpg): Tomie dePaola Photograph © Laurent Linn(0.1 MB)
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