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Author: Vera B. Williams Narrator: Martha Plimpton Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2009 ISBN: 9780061762413
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The jar of coins is full. The day has come to buy the chair--the big, fat, comfortable, wonderful chair they have been saving for. The chair that will replace the one that was burned up--along with everything else--in the terrible fire.

A book of love and tenderness filled with the affirmation of life.

The jar of coins is full. The day has come to buy the chair - the big, fat, comforable, wonderful chair they have been saving for. The chair that will replace the one that was burned up - along with everything else - in the terrible fire.

A book of love and tenderness filled with the affirmation of life.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “It’s rare to find so much vitality, spontaneity, and depth of feeling in such a simple, young book.”

    New Yorker

  • “A story of love and caring, accented with full-color illustrations with a pleasant, almost primitive quality.”

    Los Angeles Times

  • A Boston Globe_Horn Book Award Winner
  • A Caldecott Honor Book

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About the Author

Vera B. Williams is the award-winning creator of many books for children, including “More, More, More,” Said the Baby and Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart. Throughout her life she has also taught art, cooking, writing, and nature study. She lives in New York City.

About the Narrator

Martha Plimpton, in addition to audio narration, is a film, television, and stage actress. Her first major film roles include The River Rat, The Goonies, and The Mosquito Coast. On stage she made her Chicago debut with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company Ensemble, during which time she received a National Medal of Arts Award. She won the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance in Tom Stoppard’s The Coast of Utopia and has received numerous Tony Award nominations for supporting or featured actress. Her television roles included Grey’s Anatomy and Raising Hope, among others. In narration, she won an AudioFile Earphones Award for her reading of Alice McDermott’s After This, which also was a finalist in 2007 for the prestigious Audie Award.