Photos Taken by the Author of Pocketful of Posies
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The character’s faces are painted on wooden beads.
I include beads, shells and other found objects in the fabric relief scenes.
I hand sew every stitch in every illustration.
Some characters in the book have hats made of acorn caps.
I use plant dyed wool felt and multicolored threads to make the pictures.
I like using driftwood to make house roofs and furniture.
We have at least five collections of nursery rhymes on our bookshelf, but this book is by far our favourite, being selected for reading over and over again. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Stoon101
This is a beautiful book of the more well known nursery rhymes, but what makes it special is the illustrations. Read morePublished 3 months ago by See Sea
I am a children's librarian and this is one of my favorite Mother Goose books. I love the textile illustrations. It is my go to gift for baby showers. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Storylady
Some of the nursery rhymes are different than what they are supposed to be. The child probably won't know but it feels weird saying dickory, dickory, dock and things like that. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Joseph C
The pictures are cute but tiny and the text that has been added cannot be formatted to be on the correct page. I am very disappointed. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
Salley Mavor's work is fantastic. We love looking at all of the tiny details she puts in each "picture". We can't wait until her next book comes out.Published 8 months ago by Daniel A. Thomson