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Something From Nothing

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by Phoebe Gilman

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About the Author

Phoebe Gilman

Pheobe Gilman was the beloved creator of the Jillian Jiggs series as well as the award-winning Something From Nothing, The Gypsy Princess, Pirate Pearl, Little Blue Ben, The Balloon Tree, and Grandma and the Pirates. She passed away in 2002.
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Pheobe Gilman was the beloved creator of the Jillian Jiggs series as well as the award-winning Something From Nothing, The Gypsy Princess, Pirate Pearl, Little Blue Ben, The Balloon Tree, and Grandma and the Pirates. She passed away in 2002.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
5 to 8
Grade:
1
Reading age:
5 to 8
Awards
  • Commended, Today's Parent 100 best Canadian kids' books of all time
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre
  • Commended, Antigo Sugar Maple Award
  • Short-listed, Utah Children's Picture Book Award
  • Commended, American Bookseller
  • Commended, White Ravens Selection (International Youth Library)
  • Commended, Canadian Materials Best of the Year List
  • Winner, Sydney Taylor Award
  • Commended, American Bookseller Magazine's "Pick of the List"
  • Winner, Ruth Schwartz Award
  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice
  • Short-listed, Mr Christie's Book Award
  • Commended, Canadian Library Association, Notable

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Something From Nothing

A heartwarming tale about a young boy and his grandfather’s magic blanket, for which he finds many uses throughout childhood. Originally published in 1992 by North Winds Press (Our Choice 1992 Starred Selection).

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2009.

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