This beautifully illustrated children's picture book tells the charming story of beloved Phoebe mouse, who becomes a big sister for the very first time. What is mother knitting while she waits for her new baby to arrive? A beautiful new sweater for Phoebe to wear! The book includes a lovely set of photographs and knitting patterns from the illustrated story, including Phoebe's sweater, a mouse doll in a sweet handknit dress, and a doll-sized sweater to match Phoebe's. This book is an heirloom gift for any child, especially one who is special in the life of a knitter.
About the Author
Joanna Johnson lives in Loveland, Colorado, with her illustrator husband and their three children, who provide constant inspiration for her stories. After earning a B.A. in Literature and working for a short time at an academic publishing house, she has enjoyed rediscovering a childhood interest in writing and knitting. She is (at least) a fifth generation knitter, and has had a wonderful time breathing life into the beautiful illustrations from this book through her knitting pattern designs.