If you have Winter Cozy, you’ve seen this beautiful book in the reading list and Reading Connections in the simple sewing leggings project. But even if you haven’t had a chance to check out Winter Cozy, this book is a must for your book shelf! In the words of my husband, the simple way to describe Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett is that it is about a little girl who yarn-bombs her whole town. In actuality, it is, of course, about so much more.
It’s about believing in creativity and it’s transformative power.
It’s about believing in the abilities of our children to be kind, to be giving, to teach us a thing or two. It’s about true wealth (not just money).
And it’s about seeing the possibility of beauty in everything, no matter how “normal” or mundane.
As an aside, I also always want to learn to knit (again) when we read this book together – I have dreams of hand-knit cowls!
So have you read Extra Yarn? What does it inspire in you?
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