Parents' Choice Foundation: Reviewing Children's Media Since 1978

Parents' Choice Awards : Books : Story Books
The Shaking Bag

The Shaking Bag

Spring 2000 Story Books
Ages: 4 - 8 yrs.
Author: Gwendolyn Battle-Lavert
Illustrator: Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson
ISBN: 0-8075-7328-0
Hardcover Price: $15.95
In this Southern story, Miss Annie Mae is rewarded for her kindness to animals and strangers. An unexpected visitor named Raven appears on her doorstep with a magical bag that produces an abundance of goods. The artist creates colorful, mixed-media illustrations using paint, watercolor, and pen and ink. From her pigtails, to the baby bird in her pocket, down to her boots, Annie Mae is utterly charming.
Mary Hollowell   ©2000 Parents' Choice
Mary Hollowell is a parent, a science teacher, and a naturalist. She lives in Peachtree City, Georgia.

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