Jam and Jelly by Holly and Nellie
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Jam and Jelly by Holly and Nellie

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Illustrated by Gijsbert van FrankenhuyzenHolly's family lives a simple life in northern Michigan, enjoying the bounty of the earth and very much in step with the rhythm of the changing seasons. But times are hard and a cold winter is coming. Without a warm coat, Holly might not be able to start school. Readers will delight in Mama's solution to Holly's predicament. National Book Award winner Gloria Whelan's lyrical prose is beautifully matched by detailed paintings from Michigan artist Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 269.24 x 269.24 x 10.16mm | 566.99g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Sleeping Bear Press
  • KY, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1585361097
  • 9781585361090
  • 1,388,762

Review quote

"This is a beautiful children's book about a Northern Michigan family. Nellie, the mother, is determined that her daughter, Holly, should have a warm coat and boots so Holly can start school. 'If she has to stay home half the winter, her learning will have big holes.' Nellie's solution is to take berries from the woods and make jellies and jams to sell. They even make a few pies for them to eat. Holly gets some nature study, too, as the seasons change. Gijsbert Van Frankenhuyzen's illustrations are delightful. What a wonderful book to share with a little girl!" -- "Grand Rapids Press" (March 2003)show more

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48 ratings
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4 50% (24)
3 19% (9)
2 4% (2)
1 0% (0)
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