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# A Cloak For The Dreamer

Once there was a tailor who had three fine sons. Whenever his older sons Ivan and Alex weren't working, they practiced measuring, cutting, and sewing. But Misha, the youngest, spent every moment poring over maps of the world and dreaming of traveling far and wide.

Hardcover, 40 pages

Published
March 1st 1995
by Scholastic Press
(first published January 1st 1994)

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This book is better than most math books, but by no m ...more

Jul 02, 2012
Robert
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3 of 5 stars

Recommended to Robert by:
Arlene Stampa

Shelves:
fiction,
5-3,
tailor,
individuality,
shape,
fathers,
son,
tessellation,
mathematics,
summer-literacy-group,
vps,
classroom-library

I like this book although it is not stellar. The illustrations by Kim Howard really place the reader into the mode of this story.

Three brothers of a tailor are asked to help out. The two older brothers, who want to be tailors like their father, get to work and make a cloak as they are requested to do. The youngest son has no desire to be a tailor; he wishes to travel the world. The cloak he makes uses circles instead of squares and triangles as his brothers had used. Circles do not connect and l ...more

Three brothers of a tailor are asked to help out. The two older brothers, who want to be tailors like their father, get to work and make a cloak as they are requested to do. The youngest son has no desire to be a tailor; he wishes to travel the world. The cloak he makes uses circles instead of squares and triangles as his brothers had used. Circles do not connect and l ...more

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