Codie loves to spend time with her favorite aunt, Alix. Her aunt is a talented seamstress, and Codie knows that the perfect gift for Alix's new baby is a handmade blanket. Codie wants to have the blanket done before the baby is born. Suddenly, the baby is coming early. Will Codie be able to finish the blanket in time?
Andrew Glass is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the Newbery Honor books Graven Images: Three Stories by Paul Fleischman and The Wish Giver: Three Tales of Coven Tree by Bill Brittain. Andrew lives in Manhattan with his wife and daughter.
“This simple, easily read little story is a gem. Each telling detail . . . is a gentle brush-stroke in this tender, but never sentimental, portrait of a particularly nice family welcoming its newest member.” —Kirkus Reviews, Pointer Review
“A fresh, gentle approach to a standard theme.” —School Library Journal