This is a new version of the classic song Roll Over which begins “10 in the bed and the little one said: “Rollover. Rollover!” They all rolled over and one fell out. I assumed that these were stuffed toy animals the boy had crowded into his bed.The illustrations appear to be pen and ink and watercolor.
From New York Times bestselling knitting writer Clara Parkes, comes a new collection of essays and stories drawn from the yarn-loving, stash-collecting, close-knit community of knitters. This addictive-to-read anthology celebrates yarn—specifically, the knitter’s reputation for acquiring it in large quantities and storing it away in what’s lovingly referred to as a “stash.” Consider contributions from knitting and teaching luminaries, including: BUST co-founder Debbie Stoller Meg Swansen, daughter of master knitter Elizabeth Zimmermann Knitting blogger and author Susan B. Anderson alongside offerings from knitting greats Amy Herzog, Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, and Franklin Habit—plus, stories from a romance novelist, an illustrator, a PhD-wielding feminist publisher, a globetrotting textile artist, a licensed clinical social worker, and the people behind the world’s largest collective online stash, Ravelry.com. The pieces range from comical to earnest, lighthearted to deeply philosophical as each seeks to answer the question of how the stash a knitter has accumulated over the years reflects his or her place in universe. The stories in A Stash of One’s Own represent and provide validation for knitters’ wildly varying perspectives on yarn, from holding zero stash, to stash-busting, to stockpiling masses of it—and even including it in estate plans. These tales are for all fiber artists, spinners, dyers, crafters, crocheters, sheep farmers, shop owners, beginning knitters to yarn experts, and everyone who has ever loved a skein too hard to let it go. .
The classic story of one family torn apart by the Revolutionary War -- now with special After Words bonus features!The Newbery Honor Book My Brother Sam Is Dead joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!All his life, Tim Meeker has looked up to his brother Sam. Sams smart and brave -- and is now a part of the American Revolution. Not everyone in town wants to be a part of the rebellion. Most are supporters of the British -- including Tim and Sams father.War is raging and Tim knows hell have to make a choice -- between the Revolutionaries and the Redcoats .
The bad thing about writing a review for a short story is it takes longer to write the review than it does to read the story. Let me say this; if you see anything with George Saunders name attached to it, you probably should read it.I couldnt make much of this story when I read it. These two guys, Adams and Roger, are infringing on one anothers homes and thumping the other quite often for intruding. You start out thinking Adams is the bad guy, but by the end of the story you have serious doubts about Roger.After reading other reviews and analysis I learned the story is a satire of the US war with Iraq after 9/11.