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Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes Hardcover – September 27, 2010
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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.
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Top Customer Reviews
The creativity and imagination on display all but guarantee that this will be a book your child can return to again and again to not only learn these classic rhymes but marvel at the intricate photos. A HUGE recommend.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This book has amazing art! Very beautiful. It entrances my kids every time we read it. I'd like to see more books illustrated this way.Published 17 days ago by Vance Lewis
Beautifully illustrated. The old familiar nursery rhymes with a few unfamiliar ones. Great book!Published 4 months ago by Doris A.
I nearly swooned when I saw this beautiful book and the fantastically crafted dolls and animals photographed against felt nature backgrounds on all the pages of the book. Read morePublished 8 months ago by tessa22
The books are great-have been making the wee folk people-instructions are great.Published 11 months ago by Raewyn Clarke
Love the pictures! Makes me want to make stitched scenery too. The level of crafting in this book is really superb.Published 12 months ago by Blossom
Very cute and stunning artwork. I wish it came as a board book so I wouldn't have to worry about my son tearing the pages.Published 12 months ago by R
One of my daughter's favorite books --- the pictures are so amazing! Sally Mavor's work is beautiful.Published 14 months ago by K. christensen