Rainbow Crow : A Lenape Tale

Rainbow Crow : A Lenape Tale

by Nancy Van Laan, Beatriz Vidal
     
 

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

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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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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)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679819424
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
07/28/1991
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
40
Sales rank:
234,899
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range:
3 - 7 Years

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