Robert Sansouci (author), Stefan Czernecki (illustrator)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874837643

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When the dollmaker creates Zigzag from clothing scraps, she promises him, some child will love you. Her promise gives the strange-looking doll hope. But the other dolls and stuffed animals in the shop don't want such an ugly toy hanging around so they force Zigzag to leave. Clinging to the promise that a child will someday love him, little Zigzag sets out on a journey in search of happiness and a new home. Young readers will be intrigued by this heart-warming story of perseverance and compassion. Children love to explore the simple bold illustrations that make the story look like it was quilted from scrapes.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Picture Books Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade
Language Arts
English (US)
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