Rainbow Crow : A Lenape Tale

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Illus. in full color. This story of how the Rainbow Crow lost his sweet voice and brilliant colors by bringing the gift of fire to the other woodland animals is "a Native American legend that will be a fine read-aloud because of the smooth text and songs with repetitive chants. The illustrations, done in a primitive style, create a true sense of the Pennsylvania Lenape Indians and their winters."--School Library Journal.  
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Overview

Illus. in full color. This story of how the Rainbow Crow lost his sweet voice and brilliant colors by bringing the gift of fire to the other woodland animals is "a Native American legend that will be a fine read-aloud because of the smooth text and songs with repetitive chants. The illustrations, done in a primitive style, create a true sense of the Pennsylvania Lenape Indians and their winters."--School Library Journal.  
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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
This beguiling fable tells how the selfless crow lost his brilliant plumage when he interceded with the Great Sky Spirit on behalf of his animal friends--who were being buried in a snowstorm. Ages 3-7. (July)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780679819424
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 7/28/1991
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 40
  • Sales rank: 218,936
  • Age range: 3 - 7 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.58 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 0.14 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2002

    Heart-warming story!!!

    I have read the book over and over, and every time I read it, it gives me thrills. In my country, crows are thought to bring bad luck but after reading the story, it has changed a lot of souls' thoughts about crows. I'd like to translate it into Korean, so more people can enjoy the story. Can you tell me how? What are the procedures I have to go through? E-mail me please!

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