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Topic: "A quilt for Elizabeth" kids book - anyone got a copy?  (Read 647 times)
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tokolosh
« on: June 10, 2008 03:42:53 AM »

Hi there,  Im trying to find a copyof "a quilt for elizabeth" by Benette Tiffault.  I am making a quilt for a friend that has less than 6 months to live - its to snuggle her little boy (6) in and read to him, so that he will have a snuggly to remember his mum with. 

I read the synopsis of this book, how a child loses someone dear to them and they make a quilt out of the old clothing so the child will feel she has a piece of the loved one. 

The problem is, the book is out of print.  Only 2 copies available in USA (Im in UK) and they're selling for $120+  Shocked which I havent got. 

I wondered if anyone had a copy and could photocopy or scan the pages for me? 

Or even a copy you could let me have?  Doesnt have to be new of course.

Thanks in advance!
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smudgycat
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2008 09:09:18 AM »

I searched all the online library databases in my area, and couldn't find it (San Jose, CA).

What about having the parent and child write a book together?  When I looked on amazon, it suggested 'saying goodbye to daddy' as a similar book...maybe buy that book and use it instead?  Or use that story as a base for the mom to build on?
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« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2008 04:54:56 PM »

Looks like it's 8.25 pounds on amazon.uk, although they are out of stock...
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Quilt-Elizabeth-Benette-Tiffault/dp/1561230340/202-9929502-0808643?SubscriptionId=1NNRF7QZ418V218YP1R2

Experienced Books has it for $6.99 + shipping http://www.allbookstores.com/book/compare/1561230340

This is the publishing copy, you could get lucky if you give them a call, they don't list it on their site though...
http://www.centeringcorp.com/
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tokolosh
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2008 04:51:51 AM »

thank you pokeedog!
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