Annabelle lives in a black-and-white world, where everything is drab. So when she finds a box filled with yarn of every color, she makes a sweater for herself, for her dog, her classmates, even for houses and cars. Soon an evil archduke with a sinister mustache “who was very fond of clothes” hears about the magic box of never-ending yarn, and he wants it for his own. This amusing, magical story celebrates a child’s generosity, ingenuity and her ability to change the world around her.
In Extra Yarn, magic yarn connects adults to children, animals to humans, and a community to its town. Annabelle's yarn does not end when she uses it to knit for everyone around her, symbolizing endless giving to others. Like it, a candle burning bright accompanies us throughout the Jewish ...Read More