This is an interesting story about a grandparent wanting to pass on a generational skill to her grandchild. It teaches that peace and contentment can be found in making something by hand. Only after that does she teach Wild Rose the art of weaving. Rating: 4 Stars Source: Netgalley Wild Rose's Weaving will be released by Tanglewood Press on October 18, 2011. This spiritual book is one that will be cherished by families who share it.
Nicole Wong's illustrations perfectly accompany the story as Grandma's weaving on one page mimics what Wild Rose is doing on the other. But Wild Rose wants to play in the meadow with the sheep and watch the rain and lightning, sun and shadow. As Wild Rose plays in the field, the rain storm and the tiny river, Grandmother weaves her rug. An audience of children ages 4-8 is suggested. Hand in hand, she and Rose head outside, and the next day, that rainbow reappears in Rosie's own rug. It is also refreshing to see characters who are not whitewashed, but have ethnic characteristics.
Rose doesn't want to come in from the excitement of a rainstorm, and the author shows the parallel action of Rose outside and her grandmother inside. The illustrations are in pastels and convey a feeling of warmth. The next day Wild Rose learns to weave. She plays outside, kicking up dirt and playing in the storm. Rose doesn't want to come in from the excitement of a rainstorm, and the author shows the parallel action of Rose outside and her grandmother inside. I received no monetary compensation.
See for Carmen's sticky activities. When done, Wild Rose is astonished at the beautiful images in the tapestry and discovers that there can be intrinsic pleasure in weaving. By the time the storm ends, Grandma's rug is finished. That relationship is a special one and this made me miss my own grandmothers. Just as the grandmother teaches Rose to weave the beauty of nature into her rugs, so the author weaves into this story the themes of creativity, the interplay of art and life, and the important gifts that are handed down through generations of women.
Note: received from netgalley, courtesy of the publisher. The opinions expressed are strictly my own. I loved the illustrations in this book. She will teach Wild Rose how to weave tomorrow but right now, Grandma wants Wild Rose to dance with her in the rainbow. It is also refreshing to see characters who are not whitewashed, but have e This lovely picture book tells the story of Rose, who just wants to run and play while her grandmother tries to teach her to weave.
Wild Rose's Weaving is not just a story, but a work of art celebrating the beauty of the world, culture, and family. The author has instructions to make a simple loom at her website: www. How does the Gallery expose students six years old and younger to art centered around drone warfare and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan? A perfect book to open discussions of creativity and crafts. I received no monetary compensation. Anyone who has ever tried teaching a busy child a new thing will commiserate with Grandma.
She spooked the sheep, saw the lightning flash, and splashed in the tiny rivers. This book makes me smile. I think this story did a good job giving a lesson to always listen to the elders adn try something new, you might end up enjoying things mo Rose's grandmother wants to teach Rose to weave, but she is too busy playing outside and believes that must be alot better than weaving. I would highly recommend this story! Molly told me she liked it because of the houses stitched on it. At first this book reminded me of The Little Red Hen - the grandma was working while the granddaughter played instead of learning to weave.
Rose is a typical child with a good imagination and too many things to do. This is a simple story of differing needs and passing on a heritage. I also loved the connection between nature and art that goes into the weaving of the rug. All Wild Rose wants to do is play outside in the storm. The story itself is beautiful, and beautifully told. This charming picture b Wild Rose is too busy playing to learn how to weave.
By the time the storm ends, Grandma's rug is finished. She keeps telling herself that everything has got to be better than weaving. All opinions expressed are my own. I would highly recommend this book be read on something other than a small black and white screen so the beautiful pictures can be enjoyed. Wild Rose saw life in the rug and felt peace just looking at it and now wanted to know how grandma had woven the rug, apparently to life.
They are attractive but fail to bring the characters to life. Wild Rose wants to run and play outside and finds many things to do that are more fun than her weaving. When Wild Rose finishes playing, Grandmother has finished weaving her rug. She believes anything and everything is better then weaving with her grandmother. . Wild Rose looks at the finished rug and wonders how grandma put so much into it. Wild Rose has other things she wants to do.