Brother Eagle, Sister Sky: A Message from Chief Seattle

Brother Eagle, Sister Sky: A Message from Chief Seattle

by Susan Jeffers
     
 

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The Earth does not belong to us. We belong to the Earth. The great American Indian Chief Seattle spoke these words over a hundred years ago. His remarkably relevant message of respect for the Earth and every creature on it has endured the test of time and is imbued with passion born of love of the land and the environment. Illustrated by award-winning artist Susan

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The Earth does not belong to us. We belong to the Earth. The great American Indian Chief Seattle spoke these words over a hundred years ago. His remarkably relevant message of respect for the Earth and every creature on it has endured the test of time and is imbued with passion born of love of the land and the environment. Illustrated by award-winning artist Susan Jeffers, the stirring pen-and-color drawings bring a wide array of Native Americans to life while capturing the splendor of nature and the land. Children and parents alike will enjoy the timeless, poignant message presented in this beautifully illustrated picture book.

"Together, Seattle's words and Jeffers's images create a powerful message; this thoughtful book deserves to be pondered and cherished by all." (Publishers Weekly )

Illustrated by Susan Jeffers.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
In this picture book adapted from a speech purportedly delivered by Chief Seattle at treaty negotiations in the 1850s, "Seattle's words and Jeffers's images create a powerful message," said PW. Ages 5-up. (July) Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780142301326
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
283,843
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.13(d)
Lexile:
740L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Susan Jeffers is the illustrator of such distinguished picture books as Three Jovial Huntsmen, a Caldecott Honor book; Rachel Field's Hitty; and the ABBY Award-winning Brother Eagle, Sister Sky, which was also a New York Times besteller. She lives in New York.

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