Crow and Weasel

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"A brilliantly written and totally original New World adventure." - Jean Craighead George

Long ago, when people and animals spoke the same language, two young men left their tribe to make an adventurous voyage through the wilderness, into the unknown northland. Set in the mythic past and inspired by the traditions of the North American Plains people, this fable of self-discovery follows Crow and Weasel as they face unfamiliar perils on a quest for knowledge and wisdom. ...

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Overview

"A brilliantly written and totally original New World adventure." - Jean Craighead George

Long ago, when people and animals spoke the same language, two young men left their tribe to make an adventurous voyage through the wilderness, into the unknown northland. Set in the mythic past and inspired by the traditions of the North American Plains people, this fable of self-discovery follows Crow and Weasel as they face unfamiliar perils on a quest for knowledge and wisdom. Conquering their innermost fears, the two heroes come of age and learn more than they ever could have imagined—about humanity's relationship to the land, the importance of respecting other peoples and giving thanks, and even the ery nature of friendship itself.

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"[A] genuinely stirring adventure story . . . stunningly illustrated."—The Washington Post Book World

"Mr. Lopez's story is a wonderful one, that is, full of wonders. It is a journey through a vast landscape, every part of which is electric with life and danger. It is also an interior, spiritual journey toward wisdom. And the illustrations are brilliant."—Paula Fox

"Crow and Weasel are two young men of the Northern plains who undertake a journey through unexplored wilderness to the tundra and back. Their quest is also a fable of inner discovery based on ideas and traditions of early American Indians. An engrossing story, which is imaginatively illustrated." -The New Yorker

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780374416133
  • Publisher: Square Fish
  • Publication date: 9/28/1998
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 292,007
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 8.86 (h) x 0.32 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 20, 2013

    Beautifully written and illustrated. Not at all a simple picture

    Beautifully written and illustrated. Not at all a simple picture book.

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