Perfect Patchwork Purse

Hand-Me-Down Magic


Author: Corey Ann Haydu

Illustrator: Luisa Uribe

When a perfect patchwork purse Alma had her heart set on is bought by a classmate and gives the wearer magical trinkets, Del tries to bring some of her own homespun magic back into Alma’s world. This third installment of the Hand-Me-Down Magic chapter book series by critically acclaimed author Corey Ann Haydu and illustrator Luisa Uribe is brimming with adorable illustrations and easy-to-read chapters, perfect for emerging readers!

Alma knew it the first time she saw it: The patchwork purse in the window of the Curious Cousins Secondhand Shoppe was magical. Special. Perfect.

But when her classmate Cassie spots the purse and buys it, what could Alma do but agree that the purse really did look just right on Cassie?

Del decides it’s up to her to bring some homespun magic back into Alma’s life, and she’s got just the plan to do it. After all, she is the expert on magic! All she needs are some maps and glitter and lots and lots of glue.… Magic in this family can come from the most unexpected places, and these best-friend-cousins will never let each other down.