Sashiko's Stitches

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By Sanae Ishida

Illustrated by Sanae Ishida

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$18.99

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$24.99 CAD

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Hardcover

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Hardcover $18.99 $24.99 CAD

This item is a preorder. Your payment method will be charged immediately, and the product is expected to ship on or around April 2, 2024. This date is subject to change due to shipping delays beyond our control.

Stitch by stitch, a child learns to cope with difficult emotions through the traditional Japanese embroidery practice of sashiko in this moving picture book.

Sashiko is a young girl with very big feelings. When her mother teaches her about her namesake—the traditional Japanese practice of mending through embroidery—she finds an outlet for some of those emotions. With each stitch, the dark cloud around her lightens, until her big fears begin to feel less scary. As she heals tears in the fabric, she begins to find a sense of calm and hope.

This deeply resonant picture book explores the transformative power of creative expression, as Sashiko finds threads of peace in her newfound craft. Children and parents alike will take away an appreciation for this beautiful artistic tradition, and for the great potential creative practices have to help us cope with difficult emotions.  
 

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On Sale
Apr 2, 2024
Page Count
40 pages
Publisher
WorthyKids
ISBN-13
9781546005339

Sanae Ishida

About the Illustrator

Sanae Ishida is a Seattle area author-illustrator of the Little Kunoichi the Ninja Girl picture book series, and Little Sumo, a board book series. She is also the author of several books on sewing and enjoys making clothing, resulting in too many handmade clothes for herself and her daughter. She lives with her husband and daughter in Seattle. Find out more about her work at SanaeIshida.com.

 

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