So Annabelle made sweaters for things
that didn’t even wear sweaters.
Some people might tell you that Extra Yarn is a book about generosity, and I guess they’re probably right. But what comes to my mind when I read Mac Barnett’s story about a little girl, her magically endless supply of colourful yarn, and what she chooses to do with that gift, I think of something my mother used to tell my sisters and me when we were small: “You can never run out of love, or have to divide it between people, because each new person brings their own entirely new source of love along with them.”
So when I read Extra Yarn, what I see is a book about love. Read the rest of this entry »