Quilting with Children


Children's Quilt Book List

Picture/Story Books:

Aunt Silky and the Stranger, Kathleen Stevens (Ticknor & Fields)

The Bedspread, Sylvia Fair (William Morrow & Company)

Bizzy Bones and the Lost Quilt, Jacqueline Briggs Martin (Lothrop)

The Bone Talker, Shelley A. Leedahl (Red Deer Press)

The Boy and the Cloth of Dreams, Jenny Koralek (Candlewick)

The Boy and the Quilt, Shirley Kurtz (Fitzhenry & Whiteside)

Bringing the Farmhouse Home, Gloria Whelan (Simon & Schuster)

The Cemetary Quilt, Alice and Ross Kent (Houghton Mifflin)

Coat of Many Colours, Dolly Parton (Harper Collins)

Eight Hands Round: A Patchwork Alphabet, Ann Whitford Paul (Harper Collins)

Elmer (various titles), David McKee (Red Fox)

Ernest & Celestine's Patchwork Quilt*, Gabrielle Vincent (Walker Books)

Granny's Quilt, Penny Ives (Penguin)

Kate's Quilt, Kay Chorao (E.P. Dutton)

The Keeping Quilt, Patricia Polacco (Simon & Schuster)

Luka's Quilt, Georgia Guback (Greenwillow)

Mama's New Job, Stan Berenstain (Random House)

Matilda Mouse's Patchwork Lifejackets*, Heather Buchanan (Methuen)

A Mountain of Quilts, Nancy Willard (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich)

Mrs. Noah's Patchwork Quilt, Janet Bolton (Andrews and McMeel)

My Grandmother's Patchwork Quilt, Janet Bolton (Doubleday)

No Dragons On My Quilt, Jean Ray Laury (American Quilt Society)

Old Dame Counterpane, Jane Yolen (Philomel)

Patchwork Cat, Nicola Bayley (Red Fox)

Patchwork Farmer, Craig Brown (Greenwillow)

A Patchwork Fish Tale, Stewart Moskowitz (Simon & Schuster)

The Patchwork Island, Karla Kushkin (Harper Collins)

The Patchwork Lady, Mary K. Whittington (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich)

Patchwork Quilt, Valerie Flournoy (Dial)

Patchwork Tales, Susan Roth & Ruth Phang (Atheneum)

The Promise Quilt, Candice F. Ransome (Walker & Co)

The Pumpkin Blanket, Deborah Turney Zagwin (Fitzhenry & Whiteside)

The Quilt, Mindy Dwyer (Alaska Northwest Books)

Quilt of Dreams, Ann Jonas (Greenwillow)

The Quilt Story, Tony Johnston (Putnam)

Quilted Elephant & the Green Velvet Dragon, Alice Low (Simon & Schuster)

The Quiltmaker’s Gift, Jeff Brumbeau (Pfeifer-Hamilton)

The Rag Coat, Lauren Mills (Little Brown)

Ruby, Alison Lester (Houghton Mifflin)

Sam Johnson & the Blue Ribbon Quilt, Lisa Campbell Ernst (Lothrop)

The Seasons Sewn, Ann Whitford Paul (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich)

Selina and the Bear Paw Quilt, Barbara Smucker (Lester)

Selina and the Shoo-Fly Pie, Barbara Smucker (Stoddart Kids)

Sewing Quilts, Ann Turner (Macmillan)

Stitching Stars, Mary Lyons (Scribners)

Sunflower Sal, Janet S. Anderson (Albert Whitman & Company)

Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt, Deborah Hopkinson (Knopf)

Texas Star*, Barbara Hancock Cole (Orchard)

Tar Beach, Faith Ringold (Crown)

Through Moon and Night Skies, Ann Turner (Harper Collins)

Easy Readers

The Crazy Quilt, Kristin Avery (Harper Collins)

The Josephina Story Quilt, Eleanor Coerr (Harper Collins)

Lavender, Karen Hesse (Fitzhenry & Whiteside)

Poppleton Has Fun, Cynthia Rylant (Scholastic)


Apricots at Midnight*, Adele Geras (Harper Collins)

Bess's Log Cabin Quilt, D. Anne Love (Holiday House)

Canada Geese Quilt, Natalie Kinsey-Warnock (Dutton)

Crazy Quilt*, Jocelyn Riley (Scholastic)

A Gathering of Days, Joan Blos (Macmillan)

Happy Birthday Kirsten, Janet Shaw (Pleasant Company)

The Memory Quilt, Elizabeth McKey Hulbert (Windswept House)

Nell's Quilt, Susan Terris (Scholastic)

O the Red Rose Tree, Patricia Beatty (William Morrow)

The Quilt Trilogy - A Stitch in Time (part 1), Ann Rinaldi (Scholastic)

The Quilt Trilogy - Broken Days (part 2), Ann Rinaldi (Scholastic)

The Quilt Trilogy - The Blue Door (part 3), Ann Rinaldi (Scholastic)

Recollections, Judith Baker Montano (C & T Publishing)

Picture Books that have Quilts in the Illustrations

All the Places to Love, Patricia MacLauchlin (Harper Collins)

Cats Know Best, Colin Eisler (Dial Books)

The Christmas Journey of George and Matilda Mouse, Heather Buchannan (Methuen)

George and Matilda Mouse and the Doll's House, Heather Buchannan (Methuen)

Just Plain Fancy, Patricia Polacco (Bantam)

Miss Rumphius, Barbara Cooney (Penguin)

My Dog Rosie, Isabelle Harper & Barry Moser (Scholastic)

The Night Before Christmas, Tomie dePaola (Holiday House)

Santa Claus Takes Off, Victor & Glenys Ambrus (Oxford)

Ship of Dreams, Dean Morrissey (Harry N. Abrams)

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, Melodie Rosales (Scholastic)

The Underbed, Cathryn Clinton Hoellwarth (Fitzhenry & Whiteside)

Where’s My Kitten?, Michelle Coxon (Penguin)

Picture Books that use Quilting Techniques in the Illustrations

The Alphabet Atlas, Arthur Yorinks (Winslow Press)

Fables from Aesop, Tom Lynch (Viking)

Linda Lou, Meighan Morrison (Ashton Scholastic, New Zealand)

Long Live Earth, Meighan Morrison (Scholastic)

Mrs. Noah's Patchwork Quilt, Janet Bolton (Andrews and McMeel)

My Grandmother's Patchwork Quilt, Janet Bolton (Doubleday)

Compiled by:

Barbara Robson, 616 Fox Point Rd., Hubbards, N.S. B0J 1T0 (902)857-1668 robsonbh@dbis.ns.ca

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