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How Raven Freed the Moon
     

How Raven Freed the Moon

by Tara Miller (Illustrator), Anne Cameron
 
A beautifully illustrated book for children ages 6 and up relating the classic northwest coast myth telling how Raven, the trickster, freed the moon from the old fisherwoman's cedar chest and carried it to its rightful place in the heavens. Entrancingly retold from the female viewpoint by the celebrated author of Dreamspeaker and Daughters of Copper Woman

Overview

A beautifully illustrated book for children ages 6 and up relating the classic northwest coast myth telling how Raven, the trickster, freed the moon from the old fisherwoman's cedar chest and carried it to its rightful place in the heavens. Entrancingly retold from the female viewpoint by the celebrated author of Dreamspeaker and Daughters of Copper Woman.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780920080672
Publisher:
Harbour Publishing Company, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/1985
Edition description:
Sixth Printing ed.
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
1,394,380
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
4 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

Anne Cameron was born in Nanaimo, BC. She began writing at an early age, starting with theatre scripts and screenplays. In 1979, her film Dreamspeaker, directed by Claude Jutra, won seven Canadian Film Awards, including best script. After being published as a novel, Dreamspeaker went on to win the Gibson Award for Literature. She has published more than 30 books, including the underground classic Daughters of Copper Woman, its sequel, Dzelarhons, novels, stories, poems and legends - for adults and children. Her most recent novels are Family Resemblances, Hardscratch Row, and a new, revised edition of Daughters of Copper Woman. She lives in Tahsis, BC

Tara Miller is a talented artist trained at The Emily Carr School of art in Vancouver.

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