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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Coyote Places the Stars (Aladdin Picture Books)

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Publisher Comments:

One evening, crafty coyote climbs the moon to discover the secrets of the heavens. Instead, he finds a way to make the most wonderful pictures for all the world to see. The next night, the other animals of the canyon look up to the sky, where they see a big surprise! Based on a Wasco Indian legend, this story about the origin of the constellations is joyfully retold and vibrantly illustrated.

Review:

"Striking, batik-like illustrations, on cotton fabric painted with dyes, show violet skies sprinkled with stars, and layered landscapes scenically detailed. This book pulses with the effervescent joy of color and creation, and children will love being swirled into its center." Publishers Weekly

Review:

"The onomatopoetic language makes this a natural tale for classroom reading, but the artwork can be best appreciated by independent readers." School Library Journal

Synopsis:

Coyote arranges the stars in the shapes of his animal friends.

About the Author

Harriet Peck Taylor is an award-winning author, illustrator, and artist who lives in Boulder, Colorado. She received a BFA in Fine Art and a BA in Education from the University of Colorado in 1977. She began her career in fine art and continues to work as a professional artist. Her work is in public and private collections throughout the world. You can visit her at HarrietPeckTaylor.com.Harriet Peck Taylor is an award-winning author, illustrator, and artist who lives in Boulder, Colorado. She received a BFA in Fine Art and a BA in Education from the University of Colorado in 1977. She began her career in fine art and continues to work as a professional artist. Her work is in public and private collections throughout the world. You can visit her at HarrietPeckTaylor.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689815355
Author:
Taylor, Harriet Peck
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Ethnic - Native American
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Native American
Subject:
Legends
Subject:
Constellations
Subject:
Coyotes
Subject:
Wasco Indians.
Subject:
Coyote
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Subject:
Coyote (Legendary character)
Subject:
Children s Folk Tales-North American
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B221
Series:
Aladdin Picture Books
Series Volume:
17:1, Spring 1997
Publication Date:
May 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9 x 8.75 in 4.095 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
4-8

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Product details 32 pages Aladdin Paperbacks - English 9780689815355 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Striking, batik-like illustrations, on cotton fabric painted with dyes, show violet skies sprinkled with stars, and layered landscapes scenically detailed. This book pulses with the effervescent joy of color and creation, and children will love being swirled into its center." Publishers Weekly
"Review" by , "The onomatopoetic language makes this a natural tale for classroom reading, but the artwork can be best appreciated by independent readers."
"Synopsis" by , Coyote arranges the stars in the shapes of his animal friends.
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